Ready to quit smoking?
The Johnson County announces their next “Freedom From Smoking” group quit program provided through the American Lung Association. The eight session class will begin Monday, October 29 @ 10:00am at the Johnson County Health Department. For more information please contact Mary Beth Castle at 606-789-2590 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Johnson County’s adult smoking rate is at 24.8%, just higher than the statewide prevalence at 24.5%. The Johnson County Health Department is working to reduce the smoking rate in our county, and congratulates those who have kicked the habit through their Freedom From Smoking group quit program.
Kentucky has among the highest cigarette usage statistics in the nation. In a survey of 10th graders, the Mountain Region of Kentucky had a cigarette use prevalence rate of 13.4% – much higher than the national rate of 4.9%.
The Johnson County Health Department is working to combat this issue. Mary Beth Castle is working with our local school districts to educate our youth on the dangers of smoking.
Above: Mary Beth Castle visits with students at W.R. Castle Elementary School to educate them on the dangers of smoke tobacco and smokeless.
Above: Mary Beth Castle at Johnson Central High School Career Day event conducting the Smokey Eyes activity.
The Johnson County Health Department is proud to have helped many quit smoking, and congratulates those who have successfully remained quit. Be watching this section as we will soon post recent success stories!
For more information about upcoming classes contact Mary Beth Castle @ 789-2590 or MaryB.email@example.com.
Amelia and Vicki visited with Adam on a Throwback Thursday. If you missed that broadcast, you can listen below!
The latest Freedom From Smoking success story…Kim Harmon! She finished the program smoke free on December 11th!