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Free Smoking Cessation Course Offered at the Pittsburg Health Center


Monday, July 29, 2013



Archived. This is an older press release from 2013 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.


What:

Anyone can get help quitting smoking in seven weeks with help from the "Freedom From Smoking" cessation program developed by the American Lung Association. This weekly class will be offered at the Pittsburg Health Center beginning Aug. 28.

Who:

This free course is open to anyone 18 or older who wants to quit smoking.

When:

The class meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 28 and ending Oct. 9.

Where:

Pittsburg Health Center, 2311 Loveridge Road, Pittsburg

RSVP:

Space is limited. Please reserve a spot by calling toll free 855-421-3400 by Aug. 21.

Why:

Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, causing more than 440,000 deaths each year and resulting in an annual cost of more than $75 billion in direct medical costs.

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Press Contact
  • Janyth Bolden, 925-370-5107
    Director of Cardiopulmonary Services,
    Contra Costa Regional Medical Center & Health Centers