Smoking Cessation; Financial Wellness; CPR

SMOKING CESSATION  

According to the CDC the top three causes of preventable death are heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory disease.  Smoking has been shown to be a contributing factor to all.  Quitting smoking will significantly reduce your risk of death of preventable diseases.
 
Resources are available through both of our insurers, Cigna and Kaiser Permanente, for employees who participate in our benefits programs.  

Any Maryland resident can take advantage of the MD Smoking Stops Here Program, by visiting their website, or by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Personal Quit Smoking Help
Register to attend one of the following classes. InControl class is a series of five sessions (one a week for five weeks) and Fresh Start class is a series of four sessions (one a week for four weeks).
InControl Virtual Program by Baltimore County Department of Health
Every Tuesday, March 2, 2021 to March 30, 2021, from noon to 1 p.m.
To register, 410-887-0565 or tobacco@baltimorecountymd.gov
Individual counseling is also available by phone, for English call 410-887-0565 or Spanish, call 443-257-8384.
Or Call the 24/7 Quitline: If you're unable to attend an event, help is still available. Call 1-800-Quit-Now (1-800-784-8669) for free phone counseling and nicotine replacement patches. The Quitline is open 24/7 for those 13 years of age and older. English and other languages are available.

FINANCIAL WELLNESS

BCPS Employee Wellness is currently reviewing this program and will update soon.

CPR

CPR Certification Classes are offered by BCPS Health Services.  Classes are offered at the worksite, and requires is a minimum of 8 people.  Cost is $30/person.  

For more information, contact Karen Heinrich in the Office of Health Services.