Bay Pines VAHCS to Host Great American Smokeout Activities Nov. 15 - Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
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Bay Pines VAHCS to Host Great American Smokeout Activities Nov. 15

November 6, 2018

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System will host Great American Smokeout activities in the entryways/lobbies on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the Lee County Healthcare Center in Cape Coral, Fla. from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Click here to view a campus map.

Great American Smokeout activities will feature manned tables with information and resources. Resources available at each table will include Quit Kits (kits with tools to help Veterans stop smoking), campaign materials (brochures, wallet cards, flyers, giveaways) and more. The event is open to the public.

In addition, the American Cancer Society and Tobacco Free Florida will be available to speak with Veterans about how they can create their quit plans and stop smoking for good.

For more information about this event, please contact the Tobacco Free Program Coordinator at 727-398-6661 extension 17849.

About the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System:
The Bay Pines VAHCS is one of the nation’s leading VA healthcare systems, employing more than 4,000 medical professionals and support staff dedicated to providing the very best care to Veterans residing in southwest Florida. The organization is the fourth busiest VA health care system in the country in terms of patients served and is accredited by The Joint Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and several other nationally recognized accrediting organizations. The Bay Pines VAHCS operates nine facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Cape Coral, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring. To learn more, please visit, like us on Facebook at, or follow us on Twitter at