Suffolk County, NY - June 30, 2014 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, MPH, encourage all Suffolk County residents who smoke to sign up for Suffolk County’s Learn To Be…Tobacco Free smoking cessation program.
“Suffolk County has led the way in tobacco control and will continue to do so,” said Bellone. “Ultimately, we hope to improve the health of the community and reduce the health-care costs associated with tobacco use.”
Suffolk County’s comprehensive Learn to Be …Tobacco Free cessation program includes educational classes, pharmaceutical support to medically-eligible participants, and continued support upon completion of the program. Approximately 18,000 individuals have participated in cessation classes since 2000.
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