What: In an effort to give smokers a head start on quitting for the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 15, the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) and Subway are offering every Utahn who pledges to give up tobacco a free quit kit and a 6-inch Subway sandwich.
Additionally, anyone who calls the Utah Tobacco Quit Line between November 14 and 25 will receive a smoking cessation kit that includes a card good for a free 6-inch sub at any Subway in Utah.
Why: Each year, more than 1,100 Utah adults die as a result of their own smoking.
When: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Salt Lake County Government Center
2001 So. State Street, Salt Lake City
Additional locations giving free quit kits and cards good for a free six-inch sub for the first 40 people are:
· Magna Recreation Center (3270 South 8400 West, Magna)
· Pride Center (361 North 300 West, Salt Lake City)
· Salt Lake County Archives (4535 S. 5600 W., West Valley City)
For information on quitting, call the Utah Tobacco Quit Line at 1.800.QUIT.NOW or visit Utah QuitNet at www.UtahQuitNet.com.
For a Subway location near you, visit www.subway.com.
For more information, contact:
Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
(o) 801-538-6917 (c) 801-783-9067