Tobacco-Free QC: A QCHI Affiliate Project
The Tobacco-Free QC (TFQC) is a bi-state coalition of community members, agencies and organizations dedicated to reducing the impact of tobacco in the Quad Cities community. The TFQC is a resource for information on tobacco, secondhand smoke, tobacco-free polices, smoke-free pledges, quitting tobacco use, and much more.
Individuals residing in Rock Island County, Illinois and Scott County, Iowa.
Start Date/Current Status
Formerly known as the Quad City Coalition on Health, this group became the Tobacco-Free QC Coalition in 2000. The Coalition is currently active in the community addressing various tobacco concerns. Project Coordinators are on staff at Rock Island and Scott County Health Departments.
Project Goals and Objectives
- Increase the Knowledge of Our Community about the Impacts of Tobacco and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
- Strengthen Tobacco-Free and Nicotine-Free Related Policies in Our Community
- Grow and Develop the Influence of the TFQC Coalition
Tobacco-Free QC Documents
Clearing the Air: The Truth About Vaping
Tobacco Free QC Coalition - Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021
TFQC FY2017 Year in Review
TFQC FY2016 Year in Review
TFQC FY2015 Year in Review
Iowa Smoke-Free Air Act Business Fact Sheet
Related Articles and Resources
American Cancer Society - The True Cost of Smoking
American Lung Association
Illinois Quitline - 1-866-QUIT-YES (1-866-784-8937)
Iowa Quitline - 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
The Economic Benefits of Smoking Cessation
World Health Organization - Tobacco Free Initiative