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Quit Your Way

By Maggie Hall

June 07, 2017

Looking to quit tobacco for good? The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) is hosting Quit Your Way sessions from Tobacco Free Florida at two of its centers in June. The sessions are presented by the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education at no cost.

Two-hour sessions at DOH-Pinellas center will be held on these dates: • 10 AM to noon, Wednesday, June 7, at DOH-Pinellas in St. Petersburg: 205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., N. • 1-3 PM, Tuesday, June 27, at DOH-Pinellas at Mid-County (Largo), 8751 Ulmerton Rd.

In addition to the group sessions, tobacco users who want to quit can also get four weeks of nicotine replacement patches, gum and lozenges at no cost. The sessions provide information on how prepare a plan to quit, how to deal with cravings and what to expect during the process.

During June, classes are held at other locations in Pinellas County, too. For information about other sessions or to register, call (813) 929-1000 or email kmurphy@gnahec.org. Go to www.tobaccofreeflorida.com/quityourway for other resources.

For information about DOH-Pinellas, go to http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov or follow us on Twitter @HealthyPinellas.

About the Florida Department of Health

The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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