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NC Department of Health and Human Services
NC DPH: Chronic Disease and Injury Section
N.C. Public Health Home

Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch

TPCB Websites

Cessation Sites

QuitlineNC -- QuitlineNC is North Carolina’s evidence-based telephone and online cessation service for those who want to quit tobacco. The website allows you to register for QuitlineNC services online and has many tips and downloadable documents to support you while you are trying to quit tobacco. The Health Professionals section contains many resources to help health care providers assist their patients quit, including 5As Training, Office Resources, QuitlineNC FAX Referral information, and many other downloadable tools. The Employers Section has great information on offering cessation services insurance coverage and steps for taking any worksite smoke-free.

Secondhand Smoke Sites -- This site has detailed information, including evaluation reports, on N.C.’s smoke-free law. You can report a suspected violation of the law here, and review reports on past violations. There are links to N.C. sites on smoke-free housing and tobacco-free schools and colleges.

Smokefree Housing N.C. -- This site is aimed at multi-unit housing owners, managers and residents with ideas on how to take apartment and condominium buildings smoke-free. Success stories and tips from N.C. property owners are presented throughout the site.

Tobacco Free Colleges N.C. -- This site shares information on how N.C. colleges, universities and community colleges can go tobacco-free. There are links to a detailed how-to guide developed by Wake Forest University. Find out the tobacco policy of your local N.C. college, university or community college.

Tobacco Free Schools N.C. -- This site documents N.C.’s experience developing 100% tobacco-free schools policies, starting at the local level and moving to the state-level. The site is helpful to other communities, states and nations working on this issue.

Contact Information and Staff Listing

Mailing Address:
1932 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1932
Phone: (919) 707-5400
Fax: (919) 870-4844

Website questions, comments, or problems? Email the webmaster.

Staff Listing

Sally Herndon, MPH
Branch Head

Joyce Swetlick, MPH

Perry Whitted, MPH
Administrative Manager


Phyllis Andrews
Management Support (Budget)

Jim Martin, MS

Allison Stewart
Management Support (Contracts)

Courtney Heck, MPH
Surveillance and Evaluation

Stephanie Gans, LCAS, LCSWA
Tobacco Treatment Specialist

Local Program and Policy Development