Join the Great American Smokeout
- Thursday, 12 November 2020 09:30
The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout® is an annual event on the third Thursday in November – November 19, 2020, that encourages and offers support to people who smoke. Help someone you know make a plan to quit smoking or to quit for good. By quitting – even for one day – people who smoke will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk.
To learn more about the Great American Smokeout, and to explore tools, resources that help to quit smoking, please call the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic at 641-464-4470 or visit: www.cancer.org/smokeout.
The Great American Smokeout
- Friday, 09 November 2018 14:05
Quitting smoking isn’t easy. It takes time, and a plan. You don’t have to stop smoking in one day. Let the Great American Smokeout event on November 15 be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. You’ll be joining thousands of smokers across the country in taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing your cancer risk. Plus, the American Cancer Society can help you access the resources and support you need to quit.
Quitting smoking improves health immediately and over the long term – at any age. You can increase your chances of success with help. See your healthcare provider at the Mount Ayr Medical Clinic, or call Quitline Iowa, a FREE service for Iowans to connect with a coach. 1-800- QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669). Or visit quitlineiowa.org.
Living Smoke Free
- Monday, 13 February 2017 10:18
It’s time for you to make the call and quit tobacco for good. Learn how to bench your cravings by understanding what triggers you and trying to avoid that as much as possible. Plus, remember to rebound! Don’t be too hard on yourself if you slip up – it can take multiple shots to quit for good. And always remember that your team has your back. Have your friends and family keep you accountable and you’ll be on your way to being tobacco free. Visit QuitlineIowa.org or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for help quitting.
Quitline Iowa 1-800-QUIT-NOW