Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Smokers Hoping to Kick the Habit Have Lots of Options

Wednesday - Apr 13, 2005

For the First Time Ever, Freedom From Smoking Is Offered During the Day

"We've always offered classes in the evening and have quickly filled the classes. We've had requests for daytime classes and thought we would try it and see if we got the same response. This way we can serve the people who work in the evenings, too." - Nikki Hillier, program facilitator.

Champaign, Il - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, the Champaign County Public Health Department and Carle Foundation Hospital are offering three new Freedom From Smoking programs this spring, one of which will be offered during the day. Public Health and Carle have collaborated to bring more than a dozen Freedom From Smoking classes to the community, but have never before offered the program during the day.

Read the full press relase. (PDF)