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Garnet Health Medical Center Offers American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking Workshop

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January 06, 2022
Garnet Health Medical Center Offers American Lung Association’s
Freedom from Smoking Workshop
 
Middletown, NY- Garnet Health Medical Center’s Community Health and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, in conjunction with the American Lung Association, will host a 7-week, 8-session virtual Freedom from Smoking Workshop from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday’s beginning, January 25, 2022 with one additional session on Thursday, February 17, 2022.
 
The American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking Workshop is a smoking cessation program designed to help participants overcome tobacco addiction so they can enjoy a healthier lifestyle. Facilitated by Garnet Health Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Manager, Elyse Carroll, BSRC, RRT, CTTS, these ongoing support and counseling sessions are vital for participants’ success in maintaining freedom from smoking.
 
By participating in this workshop, attendees will learn which medications can assist with smoking cessation, and how to make preparations to quit smoking, how to manage stress and avoid weight gain.
 
The cost to participate in this course is $25. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, visit www.garnethealth.org/events.

For more information on the Freedom from Smoking Workshop, contact Garnet Health Medical Center’s Manger of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Elyse Carroll, BSRC, RRT, CTTS, at 845-333-2015.

About Garnet Health Medical Center
Garnet Health Medical Center, formerly known as Orange Regional Medical Center, is a state-of-the-art, 383-bed medical center which combines high-tech healthcare with a patient-centered approach in a beautiful and welcoming healing environment. Garnet Health Medical Center is accredited by DNV GL – Healthcare. It was named by Healthgrades as one of the 100 best hospitals nationally for cardiac intervention and General Surgery and was a recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™. Garnet Health Medical Center also achieved the Healthgrades 2019, 2020 and 2021 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™ placing the hospital in the top 5 percent of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its superior clinical performance. Garnet Health Medical Center was named by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Regional Hospital in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh Metropolitan Area and high performing in seven types of care for 2021-22. Garnet Health Medical Center is a designated Magnet hospital recognizing excellence in Nursing; a recipient of the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite; and received the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Level 9 Most Wired recognition.
 
Garnet Health Medical Center is an Academic Affiliate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. It is also a member of Garnet Health, the corporate parent of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation, and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills. Garnet Health was recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. To learn more about Garnet Health Medical Center, visit garnethealth.org

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