According to the latest data, 20.2% of Pottawattamie County residents are smokers, and 14.8% of residents reported having a smoker in the home. We've compiled resources to help you or a loved one quit smoking.

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Quitting tobacco is one of the best things you can do for your health. There are many benefits to quitting, but here are a few:

  • Lowered risk of lung cancer and many other types of cancer
  • Reduced risk for heart issues like heart disease and stroke
  • Reduced respiratory symptoms like coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath

Quitline Iowa helps you connect with a personal coach to help with your journey to quit smoking today. Chat online, enroll online, or call 1 (800) QUIT-NOW.

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My Life My Quit is a free youth tobacco cessation program made especially for teams. Get the truth about vaping, smoking and other tobacco products so you're not left in the dark when it comes to your future. If you decide you want to quit, we give you the tools you need to do it successfully. 100% free, confidential and made for teens.

  • Text your quit coach or call for support
  • Get text messages that give you a boost while you quit
  • Learn how to cope with stress in healthy ways

To get started, text "Start My Quit" to (855) 891-9989, or call (855) 891-9989.

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Health: that optimal state of physical, mental, and environmental well-being that is a right and responsibility of all residents of Pottawattamie County.