Illinois Tobacco-Free Communities Grant

The Macon County Health Department is part of the Illinois Tobacco-Free Communities Grant (ITFC) program and continuously promotes smoke-free living and tobacco cessation in efforts to eliminate morbidity and mortality related to tobacco use among Illinois residents. Some of the resources available to help tobacco users in Macon County are as follows:

  • Visit for online resources (including instant messaging and texting options) to help you quit smoking. For more information on how to talk to an expert and/or for a list of Frequently Asked Questions, click here.
  • Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) to talk to an expert about how to quit smoking.
  • For teen-friendly information and resources for teens who want to quit, smart phone quit apps, smoke free texts, and live help, please visit the Smoke Free Teen and The Real Cost websites.

For more information about our tobacco cessation resources and/or how to become a tobacco- or smoke-free public place, please call us at (217) 423-6988 ext: 1130.