February 4, 2019

Smoking CessationBreathe free without tobacco! Learn how to kick the habit with the help of a FREE six-week Smoking Cessation Class at Mather Hospital beginning March 19 at 6 pm.

Sponsored by the Suffolk County Department of Health, the course teaches stress management techniques, behavior modification and relaxation techniques to help you stay tobacco free. Cessation medication will be provided for a nominal fee.

To register or for more information, please call (631) 853-2928.

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About Mather Hospital

Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated  to providing a wide spectrum of high quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather received the top “A” rating for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group for the second consecutive period, one of only two Long Island hospitals to achieve that distinction. The Hospital has received the top rating in 11 of the past 9 rating periods. Mather also was ranked 21st out of almost 250 hospitals in New York State in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals rankings. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.

About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, nearly 700 outpatient facilities and more than 18,500 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 68,000 employees – 16,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.