Free Smoking Cessation Course Begins Oct. 29 At CHI Memorial Hospital

Friday, October 18, 2019

A new session of Freedom From Smoking will begin at CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia Tuesday, Oct. 29.  The class will meet in the cafeteria every Tuesday for seven weeks from 4-5:30 p.m.  

Freedom From Smoking is an American Lung Association program that has helped hundreds of thousands of Americans overcome an addiction to nicotine during the past 37 years.  The program is designed for a small group setting.  Anyone who has a desire to stop smoking should call 495-7778 to register for the class.  There is no charge for the program.

CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia is at 100 Gross Crescent Park Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742.   


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