Tobacco Free Tar Heels and Race to Quit, NC

On Oct. 5, there will a televised press conference in Raleigh to kick off the Race to Quit, NC, a collaborative effort to support, equip, and inspire North Carolina residents to quit smoking. Did you know that UNC Hospitals has a free cessation program for employees through Tobacco Free Tar Heels?

If you (or a family member covered by your State Health Plan) are interested in the Tobacco Free Tar Heels (TFTH) program, contact Barbara Silver at 984-974-8455 or More information about TFTH, including employee stories, can be found at

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