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In order to provide a healthy environment for our patients, families and staff, CaroMont Health and all of its affiliate campuses have been tobacco-free since January 1, 2007.  This applies to everyone including employees, volunteers, physicians, patients and visitors.

Therefore, we respectfully request that you refrain from using tobacco products while on the hospital campus and affiliate campuses.

If you are interested in becoming tobacco-free for life, we can help.  The Cardiac Health and Fitness Center at CaroMont Health offers a Tobacco Free for LIFE Smoking Cessation Program. For more information about Tobacco Free for LIFE, call 704-671-7930.

WHAT is Tobacco Free for LIFE?

Tobacco Free for LIFE is a tobacco cessation program offered by CaroMont Health designed to help tobacco users quit smoking and to quit using smokeless tobacco. The program includes research based techniques that are proven to help tobacco users to quit and to be tobacco free for life!

WHEN are the sessions held?

Tobacco Free for LIFE is a two (2) hour program offered monthly from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

WHERE are the sessions held?

The Tobacco Free for LIFE program session is held in the classroom in the Summit building off of Court Drive, 660 Summit Crossing Place, Suite 302, Gastonia.

How Do I Sign Up?

Participants must register by phone for a specific session date/time by calling the Cardiac Health and Fitness Center at 704-671-7930. Participants younger than 18 years old must have a written physician referral and must have parent or legal guardian attend each session with the child.

Is there a Cost?

The Tobacco Free for LIFE program is a FREE service offered to you by CaroMont Health. There is no cost.

What about the use of Nicotine patches, gum or medications?

Prior to starting the Tobacco Free for LIFE program, please contact your physician to discuss use of Nicotine patch or gum or to get a prescription for other medication to use to help you quit smoking. You should not smoke if you are using the patch or gum. Please discuss with your Doctor before use.

What do I need to do before attending the program?

We want you to be successful! Your CaroMont Health program instructor will contact you prior to your program start date to discuss your quit date and how to begin your plan for quitting and to answer any questions you may have.

Who can I call for more information or to REGISTER?

To register for the Tobacco Free for LIFE program or for more information, please call Cardiac Health and Fitness Center 704-671-7930.

What can you expect?

Smoking is a major cause of cancer, heart disease, bronchitis, emphysema, and stroke. These serious illnesses greatly reduce employee productivity. By introducing the Tobacco Free for LIFE  program to your company, you not only help reduce the number of employees who smoke but also help reduce your company’s health care costs and increase productivity.

To learn more about the Tobacco Free for LIFE  program and how your company can start using it to support your employees, please click here to contact us.

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