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Putnam County

Department of Health

A PHAB Accredited Health Department

The Putnam County Department of Health is made of several divisions all working towards improving and protecting the health of the community. Click on one of the options below to learn more about that division.

You can quit smoking. We can help.

Join the American Lung Association’s week quit smoking program, conveniently
held at the Putnam County Department of Health, 1 Geneva Road, Brewster 10509

Hundreds of thousands of people have become smokefree through a Freedom From
Smoking® Group Clinic which offers a structured, systematic approach to quitting
smoking.
Overseen by a certified facilitator, you will learn:

  • How to know if you’re really ready to quit
  • Medications that can increase your success
  • Lifestyle changes to make quitting easier
  • How to prepare for your quit day
  • Coping strategies for managing stress & avoiding weight gain
  • How to stay smokefree for good

at the Putnam County Department of Health, 1 Geneva Road, Brewster 10509.

Freedom From Smoking Group Quit Program (7 Weeks)
Wednesdays at 6:00 pm (8 Classes)
First class starts on Wednesday, October 26 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Open to the public over 18 yrs. old
For more information contact:
Alexa Contreras (845) 808-1390 ext. 43155 or email alexa.contreras@putnamcountyny.gov
Program Facilitators: Alexa Contreras, Putnam County Department of Health and
Sarena Chisick, Nuvance Health. Click here to register.
Visit Lung.org/ffs for more information about the program or our online Freedom From
Smoking® Plus if a Group Clinic isn’t right for your quit.

Contact Us

  • Phone:
    845-808-1390
  • Fax:
    845-278-7921
  • Fax (Nursing):
    845-279-4104
  • Toll free (TTY) for the Deaf, Hard
    of Hearing, and Speech Impaired:
    Dial 7-1-1 or 800-662-1220
  • Email:
    PutnamHealth@putnamcountyny.gov
In the event of an emergency, Health Department staff are available 24/7. Please call 845-808-1390 to report a public health emergency, rabies exposure, communicable disease, water outage or sewer overflow.

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