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California Advancing Tobacco Cessation in Community Clinics Project

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California Department of Public Health
Apr 16, 2024

The California Department of Public health will provide funding for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Health Center Program Look-Alikes (HCLAs), and other clinics 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, HRSA designated FQHC Look Alikes, and other clinics located in California providing primary care to populations with low income or lacking health insurance.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $81,000
Project period: 18 months
Estimated number of awards: 10
Estimated total program funding: $810,000

Application process

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

Follow the online submission process to complete an application.

Tagged as
Clinics · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Poverty · Primary care · Tobacco use · Uninsured and underinsured · California

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