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Dec 18, 2013
Commit to quit smoking; Make your home smoke free; Quit the denial; Advocate for tobacco-free living

 

1. Commit to quit smoking – It’s the single best thing you can do to protect your health. Enter the 2014 Driven to Quit Challenge (www.driventoquit.ca) to help you quit and maybe win a new car! 

2. Make your home smoke free – Smoking indoors exposes everyone to dangerous chemicals. If you aren’t ready to quit, take it outdoors and clear the air inside so others can breathe easy.

3. Quit the denial – If you don’t consider yourself a smoker because you only use tobacco in social situations, you are taking a big risk. Nicotine is extremely addictive and your occasional use is setting you up to become a daily user.

4. Advocate for tobacco-free living – Kids learn from the role models in their lives. As a parent, coach or community member promote tobacco-free sports and recreation and support policies that ban tobacco use around the places families play, live and gather.

For more information on ways to protect and promote your health, contact the health unit’s Health Connection line at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 or visit the website at www.simcoemuskokahealth.org.

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