Quit smoking this year....for free!

Quit smoking this year....for free!

Sure, we’re into the second month of the New Year but it’s not too late to set a resolution.

Interested in quitting smoking this year? 

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is offering free tobacco cessation classes to those in the community. The program will last 13 weeks and includes a weekly support group and nicotine replacement products, such as nicotine patches and/or gum. Participants will receive these products free of charge for the first five weeks of the program.

The next series of classes starts tonight, February 11, 5:00-6:00 p.m. at Duplicator Sales and Service, located at 831 E. Broadway.

Too last minute?

Then be sure to check out the next round of  classes being offered this spring:

March 4, 2014 - Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., YMCA Southwest, 2800 Fordhaven Rd.

March 5, 2014 - Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 W. Broadway

March 5, 2014 - Wednesdays,  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.,  Bates Community Development Corp., 1228 S. Jackson St.,

March 19, 2014 - Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Family Health Center Portland, 2215 Portland Ave.


Register in advance by calling 574 – STOP (574-7867) or emailing StopSmoking@louisvilleky.gov .

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