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Quit Smoking Virginia!


  • Funded by the Virginia Department of Health Tobacco Use Control Project
  • Toll-free phone service provided to Virginia residents aged 18 and older (and pregnant teens on Medicaid)
  • Access through the national number, 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669)
  • Calls are answered from 8:00am-Midnight, seven days a week
  • After midnight, callers can listen to topic-specific messages and/or leave a message for a callback
  • Eligible callers can receive mailed information or self-help materials
  • Callers can find out about local community resources
  • Tobacco users who are on Medicaid or are uninsured and who are ready to quit within 30 days will receive a comprehensive counseling intervention
  • There is no limit to the number of times anyone can call the quitline
  • More intensive treatment services are available to eligible callers who want to quit and want to enroll in a multiple session service with counselor-initiated calls
  • Specialized counseling services are provided to pregnant/perinatal smokers
  • Services are available in English and in Spanish
  • Services for the hearing impaired are available through a separate TTY line (1-877-777-6534)
  • VDH contracted with Free & Clear, Inc., to provide the quitline counseling services.  Free & Clear is a highly specialized tobacco treatment provider for health plans, employers and government organizations all over the USA
  • VDH-TUCP Quitline Coordinator: Rod Hyner, VDH-TUCP, (804) 864-7887


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