Are you ready to be tobacco free? Nearly one in four people in Franklin County use tobacco. If you're one of them, we'd like to help you quit. 

Take Part in the Cessation Program

If you want to quit smoking, now is the time!

We have a new program that can help you kick the habit. It’s free to all Franklin County residents 18 years of age and older. The program will give you the help and support you need to stop using tobacco.

It’s easy to sign up. Just click the button below and complete the short registration form. You’ll get a call within 72 hours from a Franklin County Public Health staff member. The staff member will ask you a few simple questions and then refer you to one of our service providers, who will give you the information, counseling and encouragement you need to stop using tobacco. Regardless of insurance coverage, all individual and group counseling services will be free of charge to the client.

There are so many reasons to quit smoking. What’s yours?

Click on the image above to sign up! 

You can also sign up by calling (833) 224-7848 or by emailing

This program, called the Community Cessation Initiative of Franklin County, is a multi-year program funded by the Ohio Department of Health to help  increase the amount of tobacco users in Franklin County who attempt to quit tobacco. Participating service providers include: PrimaryOne Health, The Breathing Association, OSU Total Health and Wellness, CompDrug, The Health Center at Faith Mission.

This program partners with Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Columbus Public Health and The Breathing Association.

Franklin County Public Health has the responsibility to decrease the gaps in the delivery of cessation services through new and innovative referral partners and cessation service providers.

If you would like to learn more about becoming a referral or provider for the Community Cessation Initiative of Franklin County, click here.