Chippewa County Tobacco-Free Living Coalition
The Chippewa County Health Department coordinates a community-based coalition known as the Chippewa County Tobacco-Free Living Coalition, which now generally meets the first Wednesday of the month at the Chippewa County Health Department from 1:00 - 2:30pm.
The overall mission of this coalition is to improve the quality of life for all Chippewa County residents by preventing and/or reducing the health problems associated with tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. For more information about the coalition please call 906-635-3636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michigan Smoke-Free Air Law
The Chippewa County Clean Indoor Air Regulation and the Michigan Smoke-Free Air Law, which went into effect on October 11, 2004 and May 1, 2010 respectively. The Chippewa County Clean Indoor Air Regulation and the Michigan Smoke-Free Air Law protects, men, women, and children from the harmful health effects of secondhand smoke in most worksites and public places, making Chippewa County a healthier place to live, work and play.
Complaints regarding food service establishments may be directed to the Chippewa County Health Department at (906)253-3161 or by visiting us at http://www.chippewahd.com/Page/143
. Complaints regarding non food service establishments can be directed to the Michigan Department of Community Health Tobacco Program at (517) 241- 6303 or by visiting www.michigan.gov/smokefreelaw
. Smoke-free business decals are available to business owners at no cost at each Health Department Entrance.
A Tobacco Cessation Resource Guide For You
The brochure titled, A Tobacco Cessation Guide For You
developed by the Chippewa County Tobacco-Free Living Coalition and The EUP Asthma Coalition to assist people who are seeking help to quit smoking or using tobacco. The brochure provides a listing of tobacco cessation resources in Chippewa County, internet resources, and other helpful information and is available on this webpage and upon request.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE CHIPPEWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, TOBACCO-FREE PROJECTS AT (906)635-3636.