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Quit Like a Champion: Great American Smokeout

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Quit Like a Champion: Great American Smokeout

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Centra is celebrating the 45th Annual Great American Smokeout! Information to help you quit smoking as well as giveaways will be available.

One in five people dies as a result of illness caused by smoking. Don’t be one of them. Quit for your family, your children, and yourself.

Centra facilities have been smoke free since May 2007. Thank you for ensuring the healthiest environment for our patients, visitors, and everyone at Centra by not smoking.

This event will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, at two locations: CMG Nationwide Medical Center (125 Nationawide Dr, Lynchburg VA) from 8 am–12 pm and Centra Medical Group Stroobants Cardiovascular Center (2410 Atherholt Road, Lynchburg) from 1 pm–3 pm.

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