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Stratford Health Department hosts free program to quit smoking

October 7, 2017

STRATFORD — Three town health departments are partnering up to help those looking to quit smoking.

The Stratford, Trumbull and Fairfield health departments have come together to host a free four week smoking cessation program. The program was developed by the American Cancer Society to help people who want to quit smoking.

The program begins on Nov. 14 and runs for four consecutive Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Stratford Health Department located at 468 Birdseye St. in room 110.

Those who participate in the program are eligible for two weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy, with options of patches, gum or lozenges.

Space is limited, so those interested in participating must register with the Stratford Health Department’s Health Educator Kelley Meier. She can be reached at 203-385-4090 or kmeier@townofstratford.com.