Thinking of Quitting Smoking? Good For You!

The staff at Union Hospital and the Cecil County Health Department applaud you. You have taken the first step to being tobacco free just by seeking help.

Please take a moment to read the following five statements. Select the statement that describes how you feel at this time. Once you select a statement, information will be provided to help you understand your readiness to be tobacco free.

  • I am currently a smoker and not really thinking about quitting in the next six months.

    You are in the "Precontemplation" stage of being tobacco free. At this time, you may not have given much thought to making a change in your tobacco use.

    When you are ready, please talk to your doctor, call the Cecil County Health Department or come visit us at the contact information listed to the right.

    The Cecil County Health Department provides one-to-one confidential consultants, Stop Smoking Programs and a Nicotine Patch Program for eligible residents of Cecil County.

  • I am currently a smoker and am planning to quit in the next six months.

    You are in the contemplation stage of being tobacco free. At this time, you are wondering whether the benefits are worth the effort to quit smoking.

    Please talk to your doctor, call the Cecil County Health Department or come visit us at the contact information listed to the right.

    The Cecil County Health Department provides one-to-one confidential consultants, Stop Smoking Programs and a Nicotine Patch Program for eligible residents of Cecil County

  • I am planning to quit smoking within the next thirty days and have made at least one attempt to do so within the past year.

    You are in the "Preparation" stage of being tobacco free. At this time, you are getting ready to quit smoking and are ready to learn how.

    Please talk to your doctor, call the Cecil County Health Department or come visit us at the contact information listed to the right.

    The Cecil County Health Department provides one-to-one confidential consultants, Stop Smoking Programs and a Nicotine Patch Program for eligible residents of Cecil County.

  • I am a former smoker and have been successful in quitting for less than six months.

    You are in the "Action" stage of being tobacco free. At this time, you have made a real change in your smoking and may have even quit.

    Please talk to your doctor, call the Cecil County Health Department or come visit us at the contact information listed to the right.

    The Cecil County Health Department provides one-to-one confidential consultants, Stop Smoking Programs and a Nicotine Patch Program for eligible residents of Cecil County.

  • I am a former smoker and have been successful in quitting for longer than six months.

    You are in the "Maintenance" stage of being tobacco free. At this time you know what it is to be smoke free. Six months or more of being tobacco free increases your changes of a lifetime success.

    Please talk to your doctor, call the Cecil County Health Department or come visit us at the contact information listed to the right.

    The Cecil County Health Department provides one-to-one confidential consultants, Stop Smoking Programs and a Nicotine Patch Program for eligible residents of Cecil County.

  • Request more information

    If you would like more information sent to you about quitting tobacco, please complete the following form. In two to three weeks, information will arrive. If you wish to speak with someone, please talk to your doctor or call the Cecil County Health Department with the contact information listed at the top right of the page. Your information will be kept confidential and will NOT be shared with any outside source.

    Contact Information

    Cecil County Health Department

    • Tel:(410) 996-5168
    • If you wish to speak to somebody, call us Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm.

    Putting You First.