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Smoking cessation class begins March 5 in Kewanee


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Posted Online: Feb. 08, 2013, 1:38 pm
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Press release submitted by Henry and Stark County Health Department.

The Henry and Stark County Health Department and co-sponsor, Kewanee Hospital will offer a Freedom From Smoking Class. The seven-week (eight sessions) is a program from the American Lung Association.
The group will meet Tuesday evenings, March 5-April 16 (also Thursday, March 28) from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Kewanee Hospital East-West Conference Room, 1051 W. South St., Kewanee. Freedom From Smoking is open for participants over age 18. A $25 registraton fee includes all educational supplies and materials for the program.
To register, call Carrie Boelens at (309) 852-7255. For information call the health department (309) 852-0197 or visit www.henrystarkhealth.com

















 




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