Great American Smokeout on November 17
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Posted by: DCMS
DOH-Duval wants to remind physicians and patients of the upcoming Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 17.
In observance of the Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Tobacco Free Florida and Tobacco-Free Jacksonville encourage tobacco users to use the date to make a quit plan or to plan in advance to quit smoking on that day– Nov.17.
The nationally celebrated Great American Smokeout, now in its 41st year, challenges people to stop using tobacco and helps them learn about the many tools they can use to help them quit and stay quit.
Tobacco-Free Jacksonville is raising awareness of Tobacco Free Florida’s free and proven-effectiveresources available to Floridians to successfully quit. The “Quit Your Way”program provides usersinterested in quitting access to free tools, including a 2-Week Starter Kit of nicotine replacementpatches, Text2Quit, Email Tips and a Quit Guide. They can choose as many tools and services as theyneed, or use them inaddition to Tobacco Free Florida’s Phone, Group and Web Quit services.
For More Information:
April Seliga, Program Manager