Do you want a smoke-free home? If just one neighbor smokes, secondhand smoke will enter your apartment, and your home will no longer be smoke free.
You have the right to live tobacco-free! At Carson City Health and Human Services, we want to help you and your family find a safe, clean, and smoke-free home.
How We are HelpingCarson City Health and Human Services has identified a need for tobacco-free housing, and we will work with our housing partners to provide tobacco-free living in local areas. Surveys conducted by Partnership Carson City in 2014 identified citizens’ needs and wants for smoke-free living, with 80% of citizens in favor of smoke-free buildings:
Information for Tenants
How can I help? You have the right to live in a tobacco-free home. For more information on your rights and what you can do to help, visit the links below:
- Nevada’s Smoke-Free PolicyÂ FAQs
- CCHHS Tenant Guide to Going Smoke-Free
- Secondhand Smoke Exposure Log
- Sample Tenant Petition
- Sample Letter to Manager
Looking for a smoke-free apartment? Visit the link below:
Information for Landlords
What are my rights? As a landlord, you have the right to restrict smoking on your property. For more information on your rights and how you can establish a smoke-free facility, visit the links below:
- Nevada’s Smoke-Free Policy FAQs
- MUH Toolkit CCHHS Going Smoke Free
- How Landlords Go Smoke-Free Without Losing Tenants – Videos
Do you own a smoke-free facility in Carson City? You can register your apartment as ‘smoke-free’ by contacting the Health Department at (775) 283-7201 or by emailing Sandy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For smoke-free listings, visit the link below:
Nevada Tobacco Quitline is a FREE phone counseling service available to smokers aged 13 or over who want to stop smoking. Your quit coach will help you make a schedule so you can quit using tobacco. Adults over 18 may qualify for FREE tobacco replacement therapy. To find out more, click here.