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Suffolk Officials Encourage Residents to “Learn to Be…Tobacco Free”

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, encourage residents who use tobacco to take advantage of the Suffolk County’s “Learn to Be…Tobacco Free” program.

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Riverhead, NY - March 18, 2015 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, encourage residents who use tobacco to take advantage of the Suffolk County’s “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program.
 
“This year, as we launch Healthy Suffolk, we encourage all residents to take advantage of the supports that will enable them to live longer, healthier lives.” said County Executive Bellone.
 
“This program works,” said Dr. Tomarken. “Recent studies have shown that smokers who try to quit smoking using a combination of behavioral support and medicine or nicotine replacement products are three times more likely to be successful than those who try to stop smoking without support.”
 
The classes are free to Suffolk County residents, though there is a nominal fee for medication for medically eligible participants. Classes are as follows:
 
Brookhaven Town Hall, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738
Mondays from 6:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m. April 6; 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2015
Reunion: June 1, 2015 (Contact: 451-8026)
 
Good Samaritan Hospital, Breast Cancer Health, Inc. 32 Park Ave, Bay Shore NY  11706
Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2015
Reunion:  June 11, 2015 (Contact: 376-4444)
 
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, 75 North Country Rd Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., April 23, 30 May 7, 14; 21, 28, 2015
Reunion:  June 18, 2015 (Contact: 476-2723)
 
Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia NY 11716
Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m- 7:00 p.m., May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 2015
Reunion: June 30, 2015 (Contact: 567-5079)
 
South Huntington Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Road, South Huntington NY 11746
Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., May 5, 12, 19, 26; June 2, 9, 2015
Reunion: June 30, 2015 (Contact 549-4411)
 
Suffolk County Dept. of Health, 725 Veterans Highway Bldg. C- 928 Hauppauge NY 11788
Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., May 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 9, 2015
Reunion: July 30, 2015 (Contact 853-3187)
 
Call 853-4017 for more information