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Jan. 9, 2017: If your New Year’s resolution is to quit using tobacco, the Knox County Health Department can help you ‘put it out for good.’ The health department’s Knox Out Tobacco program is held twice weekly, offering free counseling and free nicotine replacement therapy to combat with the addiction to tobacco. There’s a daytime class held every Tuesday from 10 – 11 a.m. in the private dining room at Knox Community Hospital and there’s an evening class held every Thursday from 7-8 p.m. in the conference room at the Knox County Health Department.There’s no pre-registration, participants just need to show up. Read full story >>

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