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Quitline Iowa

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Click here to go to the Quitline Iowa website.

Quitline Medicaid Training

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new online training entitled Addressing Tobacco with Medicaid Patients in Iowa.

The training can be found by visiting this link: www.iamedicaidpatientsquit.org

*Note: Returning users may need to clear their internet browser’s cache in order to view the most recent version of the training. Instructions can be found here: pcsupport.about.com/od/browsers/f/clear-cache.htm

Quitline Iowa Evaluation FY 2014

8-11-14

Iowa Tobacco Cessation Program Evaluation: FY 2014

Quitline Iowa Information

You can call Quitline Iowa at 1-800-Quit-Now (800-784-8669) or,

Click here to access the Quitline Iowa Website

Information for Tobacco Users and their Friends and Family

You can quit. Quitline Iowa will show you how.

We understand quitting is about more than just not smoking. When you join Quitline's program, a Quit Coach® will help you become an expert in living without tobacco using "The 4 Essential Practices to Quit For Life," based on 25 years of research and experience helping people quit tobacco.

Information about Cessation for Providers

Here is information about the Fax Referral Process, and a training for Providers.

Addressing Tobacco Use in Iowa Training

"Addressing Tobacco Use in Iowa: The Brief Tobacco Intervention" is a self-guided training course for health professionals. It teaches health care providers the skills needed to use the brief tobacco intervention and how to refer patients using Quitline Iowa’s fax referral program. To gain access to the self-guided course, click here and fill out the short registration form.

What is Quitline?

Quitline Iowa offers tobacco cessation coaching services over the telephone or the Internet, 24 hours a day.

For more information about Quitline Iowa, visit www.quitlineiowa.org or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is offering eight weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in the form of patch, gum or lozenge to Iowans over the age of 18 that would like to quit using tobacco and use Quitline Iowa services.

Quitline Iowa Reports

3-17-15

Added February's reports

Here are the monthly reports that the Department of Public Health received from the contractor of Quitline Iowa. Please call 515.281.6225 if you have questions about these reports.