Breathe Healthy, Live Happy
Torrance Memorial Medical Center, its surrounding campus and off-site locations
are smoke-free and tobacco-free. Patients and visitors are asked to observe
our smoke-free policy while on the Torrance Memorial campus.
Thank you for your cooperation. As always, Torrance Memorial is your partner
in good health. To obtain information about resources to assist you or
a loved one about quitting smoking, call 310-517-4711.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Can I smoke in a designated area on campus?
A. Patients, visitors and employees are not permitted to smoke anywhere
on campus. All individuals must leave the campus premises to smoke.
Q. What about the parking structure and parking lots? Is smoking permitted
in those locations?
A. The parking structure and parking lots are part of the campus and are
also non-smoking areas.
Q. What about admitted patients who want to smoke, where should they go?
A. All patients will be notified of our smoke-free policy upon admission
or registration. If a patient needs an alternative to a cigarette while
in the hospital they may inquire with their nurse, who may be able to
get an order from the patient’s physician for a suppressant during
their stay with us.
Q. Are other hospitals smoke-free?
A. Many other hospitals in California have been smoke-free for years.