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California Advancing Tobacco Cessation in Community Clinics Project

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California Department of Public Health
Feb 14, 2023

The California Department of Public health will provide funding for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Health Center Program Look-Alikes (HCLAs) in California to provide tobacco cessation services in underserved areas.

Activities will include:

  • Implement an evidence-based, quality improvement plan (QIP) to increase the effectiveness of tobacco cessation efforts
  • Optimize use of the clinic's data systems to enable assessment of tobacco quality improvement metrics including tobacco use prevalence in the clinic patient population, referral rates to Kick It California, counseling utilization rates, and quit rates
  • Provide tobacco-using patients with a whole health approach to cessation that includes stress management, active living, and healthy eating
  • Adopt and implement recommended tobacco-free clinic policies

Eligible applicants are FQHCs and HRSA designated FQHC Look Alikes located in California that provide primary care services in adult medicine (including internal medicine or family medicine).

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $81,000
Project period: 18 months
Estimated number of awards: 15
Estimated total program funding: $1,215,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit the application online through the California Tobacco Control Funding Opportunities and Resources (TCFOR) site.

Tagged as
Federally Qualified Health Centers · Primary care · Tobacco use · California

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