Oklahoma County Tobacco Use Prevention Coalition

Overview
The Oklahoma County Tobacco Use Prevention Coalition is made up of individuals from all walks of life throughout Oklahoma County. Community efforts include working with groups such as schools, local organizations, businesses, healthcare agencies, and concerned citizens to:

  • Raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure
  • To expose the deceptive marketing tactics of the tobacco industry
  • Change policy at the local and state level to help make Oklahoma County a healthier place to live

Meetings are held at the OKC-County Health Department's NE Regional Health and Wellness Center 2600 NE 63rd Street, on the 4th Monday of every month at 11:30 am. Make sure you check the events calendar to see what upcoming events the coalition is participating in!

Mission
The mission of the Central Oklahoma Tobacco Use Prevention Coalition is to educate, empower and provide resources to the citizens of Oklahoma County to support and promote policy change to ensure a tobacco free environment in Oklahoma County.

What you can do
You CAN make a difference in our community! Want to get involved? Call (405) 419-4247 for information on our coalition. You can also email us at tobacco@occhd.org. Guests are always welcome at our meetings and events.

If you are looking to quit using tobacco, call the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline at 1-800 QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669). It offers free one-on-one telephone counseling to help you devise a quit plan that will work for you. Online assistance is also available at okhelpline.com.