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Smoking: NYC Quits

Free Help Quitting

The Health Department wants to help you quit smoking. Visit the New York State Smokers' Quitline, or call 866-NY-QUITS (866-697-8487) to apply for a free starter kit of quit-smoking medications and to talk to a quit coach. The starter kit giveaway ends on January 16, so be sure to apply soon.


Smoking kills about 12,000 New Yorkers every year. If you smoke, quitting smoking is the single most important thing you can do for your health. NYC Quits provides you with the information and resources you need to quit smoking, or to support someone who is quitting.

Quitting will:

NYC Quits Resources

Use our resources to create a plan that is unique to you, so that you can quit for life.

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