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Backus Hospital to sponsor smoking cessation program

December 21, 2011

NORWICH –  Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the  American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program.

Certified instructor and Backus Respiratory Therapist Annette McDonald will lead the sessions at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich, on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. starting Jan. 10 and running through Feb. 24.  Week four is “Quit Week” and will include an additional cessation class on Feb. 2.

The cost of the program is $50, however, participants who remain committed to quitting and complete all eight sessions will receive a $50 refund.  To register for the program call (860) 889-8331 ext. 6381.