Tobacco Free QC

Tobacco-Free QC: A QCHI Affiliate Project

Tobacco-Free Quad Cities (TFQC)

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.

Target Audience

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

Mailing Address:

Quad City Health Initiative
Central Park Medical Pavilion 2, Suite 3100
1227 East Rusholme St.
Davenport, IA 52803

Founding Sponsors:

Genesis Health System

UnityPoint Health Trinity