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Schuyler Hospital Going Tobacco Free in 2010

As of January 1st, no tobacco use of any kind will be permitted — inside or outside — at any Schuyler Hospital facilities. Currently utilized designated smoking areas will be eliminated, and toolkits will be made available by request to employees, patients and visitors in order to avoid tobacco-use while on Hospital property.Survival kits for patients and visitors include rubber bands and gum. The Hospital continues to offer cessation classes and nicotine replacement therapy for interested employees.”This is just one more example of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, residents and patients,” said Rick Stelzer, President/CEO for Schuyler Hospital. “As a healthcare organization and a member of this community, we believe it is our responsibility to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to healthy living.”For more information, contact Schuyler Hospital at (607) 535-7121, or go to www.schuylerhospital.org

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