FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1-866-NEW-LUNG is funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency to provide quit smoking & vaping services county-wide. The Tobacco Cessation Department at Anaheim Regional Medical Center houses the 1-866-NEW-LUNG program.
Does it cost money?
This is 100% FREE for adults and youth who live in Orange County.
No insurance information is required and all information is confidential.
If you are 18 years and older, you can get a free supply of nicotine patches after completing one of our quit smoking or vaping services. You can sign up for an individual counseling, telephone counseling, or a group class at one of our Orange County locations. Find out which service works best for you HERE.
How do I get FREE nicotine patches?
Anyone who lives in Orange County can participate in 1-866-NEW-LUNG quit smoking or vaping services for adults and youth.
Who can use quit smoking or vaping services?
If you are outside of Orange County, visit NOBUTTS.org for quitting programs in California.1-866-NEW-LUNG is only available in Orange County.
What if I don’t live in Orange County?
Are services available in other languages?
All quit smoking and vaping services are available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, and Farsi.
1-866-NEW-LUNG employs Tobacco Cessation Specialists who are fluent in these languages. Check out the STAFF page on our website to see our Tobacco Cessation Specialists for your preferred language.
Quit smoking and vaping classes are held all over Orange County.
Some of the facilities that host 1-866-NEW-LUNG quit smoking classes include:
Anaheim Regional Medical Center
Fountain Valley Hospital
Hoag Hospital - all cities
MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center
Nhan Hoa Comprehensive Health Care Center
St. Joseph Hospital
Buena Park Community Center
Stanton Community Center
Where can I take a group class?
NEW-LUNG will provide tools and strategies to help you break the habit of smoking and vaping. Many of these tools will be given to you in a quit kit, which you will receive for FREE. A trained Quit Smoking Specialist will help you make a Quit Plan. Lastly, adults 18+ years will receive FREE nicotine patches to relieve withdraw symptoms from quitting.