Be Healthy 

Be a Quitter -

Are you ready to quit smoking, vaping or tobacco?  There are resources to help!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

Quit Now Virginia​ is a FREE tobacco cessation program through the Virginia Department of Health that is provided to Virginia residents age 13 and older.  Some of the options include:

  • Quit Coach - available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Web Coach - including a private online community of support
  • Quitting Plan - with easy to follow steps
  • Quitting Aids - nicotine replacement or other medicine (if included in your Quitting Plan - this also may be covered by health insurance)

Here is the first step:  Call 1-800-Quit Now (1-800-784-8669), or go to the   Quit Now Virginia website.

 

 If you cannot see video, try opening in different browser such as Google Chrome.


 

 

County Employee Benefits Resources:

Medical ​Insurance​  - medications to aid with tobacco / smoking cessation are covered at 100%

Anthe​m Live Health Online ​- see a doctor or counselor using your phone or computer

Anthem Health and Wellness - tools to support tobacco / smoking cessation

GuidanceResources EAP  ​(Employee Assistance Program)-  articles and resources on tobacco / smoking and   addiction

 


 

Local Resources:  

Sentara Tobacco Cessation - tips and tools to help you quit

Rethink Vape - from Eastern Virginia Medical School... learn about what is in the vapor

Quit Smoking Charlottesville, Quit Smoking FluCo & Louisa - support groups in the community (on hold due to COVID19 pandemic)

Free Acupuncture Clinic - for tobacco / smoking cessation, stress reduction and more       (on hold due to COVID19 pandemic)

 


 

National Resources:

Smokefree.gov

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

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