Great American Smokeout

  • When: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 8 a.m.
  • Where: Visiting Nurse Association, Steamboat Springs
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit: Not available
  • Categories: Health

November 19, 2009 is the Great American Smokeout. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of premature, preventable deaths in the United States. It’s important to know that when people who smoke quit for good, their health begins to improve immediately.
After making a decision to quit:
-pick a quit day and mark it on your calendar
-tell friends and family about your quit day
-make smoke-free home and car rules
-get rid of ashtrays or anything that triggers smoking
-increase physical activity like walking
-drink lots of water
FREE nicotine patches or gum are available ONLY by calling the CO Quitline @ 1-800-QUIT NOW (784-8669). Pick up your free Quit Kits (no patches or gum included) @ the Steamboat VNA(940 Central Park Dr, Suite 101, phone (875- 1882) or Craig VNA (745 Russell St, phone 871-7691).

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