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Hometown Health TV, LLC and Apple Seed Marketing has been honored by the 2013 Telly Awards Committee with two bronze awards. The two projects recognized were the Hometown Health February Episode, which focused on "Heart Health" and the "11 Minutes" Smoking Cessation Video, an educational video focused on the dangers of smoking and how your healthcare provider can help you quit smoking. This video was a previous winner of a 2012 Marcom award as well.
We have been honored with other awards, but this is our first Telly Award. Thanks to all of our Hometown Health specialists and partners for helping us to achieve this recognition and making a difference in the health and wellness of our community
Hometown Health has amassed more than 60,000 views on our YouTube channel. Check out all of this month and past months' stories.
The Lake County Health Department in collaboration with the Lake County School Board, will offer immunizations at the following schools for students who will enter 7th grade in the 2013/2014 school year. Click the link to see a complete list of the Lake County schools and immunization dates.
Tobacco Free Florida offers three ways to quit:
· CALL: Call the Florida Quitline at 1-877-U-CAN-NOW to speak with a Quit Coach who will help you assess your addiction and help you create a personalized quit plan.
· CLICK: Enroll in the Web Coach®, which will help you create your own web-based quit plan that’s right for you, visit https://www.quitnow.net/florida.
· COME IN: Sign up for Quit Smoking Now group classes at your local Area Health Education Center (AHEC) by calling (877) 252-6094 or visiting www.cfahec.org.
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