Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital is Tobacco-free
Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital is a tobacco-free campus. This means that the use of any tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars, pipe, chew tobacco, electronic cigarettes or vapors and any smokeless tobacco-related products is prohibited anywhere on the campus. This includes the Medical Office Building, parking lots, driveways, vestibules, private sidewalks, entranceways and private vehicles while parked on Tempe St. Luke’s property.
We are committed to providing a healing environment and promoting good health to the community. Our tobacco-free policy is one more way the Tempe St. Luke’s team shows dedication to providing exceptional patient care. This policy is intended to create a healthier environment for everyone that comes to receive care, visit a patient or work.
We understand that this may be difficult for many individuals that come to our hospital. At Tempe St. Luke’s, we are committed to providing support to our visitors, employees and patients with additional resources. If you are interested in quitting, please call the Arizona Smokers Helpline, at 1-800-556-6222 or visittobaccofreearizona.com.
If you use tobacco-related products and are coming to the hospital for any reason:
Please check with your health care provider and/or physician about nicotine replacement options such as gum, patches and lozenges that can assist you.
If you use tobacco-related products and are being admitted to the hospital following an Emergency Room visit:
- Please notify your nurse or attending physician that you would like assistance through nicotine replacement options.
- Please inform your visitors about Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital’s tobacco-free policy so that they can be prepared before they arrive. Aids such as chewing gum and candies are available in our gift shop to assist your loved ones while visiting you in the hospital.
If you are visiting or escorting a loved one and use any type of tobacco-related products:
Please remember that the use of any tobacco-related product is prohibited anywhere on campus. This includes the Medical Office Building located next to the hospital.
If you are interested in quitting, please call the Arizona Smokers Helpline, at 1-800-556-6222 or visit tobaccofreearizona.com. We respect the right of those who will continue to use tobacco products but we appreciate your cooperation as we provide a healthy and healing environment.