Tobacco use can lead to life-threatening conditions including cancer, heart disease, and stroke. Here is what is available to help YOU kick the habit. Click on the brochures at the bottom of this page.
Click here to download a printable version of the Tobacco Free Workplace Guidelines and Resources.
There’s never been abettertime to quit with Group Quit.
FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!
Tobacco Free Florida’s Group Quit Sessions (in-person or virtual) now offer participants $50 – $125 in gift cards for their attendance.*
Free, expert-led in-personorvirtual sessions for all Florida residents,regardless of insurance status. Upon class completion, participants are eligible to receive free nicotine replacement therapy such as gum, patchesor lozenges.**
Pre-registration is recommended.
Call Gulfcoast North AHEC
*while supplies last
**if medically appropriate for those 18 years of age or older
This incentive is through AHEC and is not part of the District’s Health and Wellness Incentive Program.
Gulfcoast North AHEC offers two Group Quit programs to tobacco users, free of charge: a one-time, two-hour Tools to Quit class and a multi-session, one-hour Quit Smoking Now class.
With these classes participants receive up to four weeks of *FREE* nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) (patches, gum, or lozenge).
QUIT YOUR WAY
Click on the button below for free tools and services from Tobacco Free Florida to help you get started.
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For more information regarding scheduling and registration for AHEC’s classes please email: Info@gnahec.org
DID YOU KNOW?
The District’s group medical plan covers the following medications at NO COST to members:
– Bupropion extended-release (generic indicated for smoking cessation)
– Nicotine Gum (generic)
– Nicotine Lozenge (generic)
– Nicotine Patch (generic)
– NICOTROL Inhaler
– NICOTROL Nasal Spray
Click here to learn more about the tobacco cessation resources through Florida Blue.
Pasco County Schools has been recognized by the Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance (FTCA) for our commitment and dedication to our employee’s health and wellness! FTCA presented the Silver Level Award at the October 6, 2015 board meeting.