N Good Health will be participating in The Great American Smokeout, on November 18. Join Norton Healthcare employees as we take a pledge between: Nov. 1 – Nov. 18 in celebrating our tobacco-free campuses. We can also learn and share the benefits of quitting with others.
Remember to stop by one of the interactive booths near your hospital cafeteria from 11am-1pm on November 18th for educational materials and to get entered into a raffle to win a wellness goodie bag.
On November 19th, one employees who pledged on the Nsite will win an annual membership to Planet Fitness!
The American Cancer Society warns that cigarette smoking is the No. 1 cause of preventable death in the United States. Furthermore, Kentucky ranks No. 1 in lung cancer deaths. Let’s do something about these staggering facts. Let’s support tobacco-free living and spread the word about why you’ve chosen to be tobacco free!
Support for employees
As a tobacco-free hospital system, Norton Healthcare supports all employees, patients and visitors in becoming healthier. We can support one another by learning about tobacco cessation resources available to anyone working to become a non-tobacco user. To learn more about tobacco cessation programs, visit NGoodHealth.com, click on Tobacco Cessation and choose a resource that best fits your needs, including:
- N Good Health online workshops
- Freedom from Smoking
- Free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products at any Norton Pharmacy
Nicotine replacement therapy is also available for employees and spouses/partners through are retail pharmacies when completing a cessation workshop through N Good Health.
Note: Norton Healthcare’s campuses have been tobacco free since 2007. For more information, refer to our Tobacco-free Environment policy in the Policy Library on Nsite.