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Backus Hospital to sponsor smoking cessation program

February 21, 2012

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program beginning March 6.

Certified instructor and Backus Respiratory Therapist Andrea Zrenda will lead the sessions at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich, on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. through April 17.  Week four is “Quit Week” and will include an additional cessation class on March 29.

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