Protect Your Family from the Dangers of Secondhand Smoke
Secondhand smoke contains hundreds of harmful chemicals. No level of exposure is “safe,” and it only takes minutes for the harmful effects to take hold.
Each of these kids is in danger. Flip the card to discover how.
Exposure at Home
1 in 5 Oklahoma children is exposed to secondhand smoke at home, which will leave them with health complications that could last a lifetime.Learn More
No Room to Breathe
When kids are exposed to secondhand smoke in a car, where it is highly concentrated, risks like ear infections and bronchitis increase substantially.Read More
The Monster in the Vents
Multiunit housing residents share up to 65% of the air with their neighbors. Kids face an especially high risk of long-term infections and diseases.Continue Reading
What You Can Do
If your kids attend daycare, make sure it’s completely smokefree — even after hours.
Choose to enjoy smokefree restaurants, parks and bars.
When your kid has a playdate, talk with their friend’s parents first to ensure it takes place in a smokefree environment.
Turn your house into a tobacco-free zone.
Click here to join the fight against secondhand smoke in Oklahoma.
Want to Quit Tobacco?
Get FREE help from the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, including free patches, gum or lozenges, text and email support and more.