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Free Five Week Program to Quit Tobacco begins November 17, 2014

By Paul Butler

November 06, 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Date: For Immediate Release

November 6, 2014

Media Contact: Paul Butler – Public Information Officer


Lake County – The Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) in collaboration with the Central Florida Area Health Education Center (AHEC) will offer free classes at the following locations:

Starting Monday, November 17th
Weekly classes for five weeks (participants must attend all five classes)
November 17th – December 16th
6:30 – 8:00 PM 
LiveWell Fitness Center
(Across from Southlake Hospital)
1935 Don Wickham Dr.
 Clermont, FL 34711

There is no charge to enroll in the program which includes the following:

•  No charge for materials

•  Free nicotine replacement, patches, gum and lozenges (while supplies last and if medically appropriate)

•  Covers all forms of tobacco

•  Groups led by trained tobacco cessation specialist

Registration is required by calling 1-877-252-6094 or to learn more about Quit Smoking Now Program. The QSN program is sponsored by the Florida AHEC Network and the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida.