We offer in-person and over-the-phone health coaching to you and your significant other (SO) to help you create a plan to quit, connect you to resources, and motivate you on your path to live tobacco free. SOs are defined as persons living in the same household and functioning as a couple.
KGA Quit Tobacco Services are provided through the KGA Employee Assistance Program. Services include counseling and an extensive online library. Call 800-648-9557 (toll-free).
Quitting tobacco is the most important thing that you can do to protect the health of both you and your family, now and in the future.
Employees on the Health Plans, Inc. plan and their covered family members can receive the following medications at no cost to aid in their tobacco cessation efforts when prescribed by a provider:
- Generic versions of Zyban and Chantix
- Over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy like the patch, gum, and lozenges, are also available at no cost with a provider’s prescription.
Employees not covered by a Health Plans, Inc. plan should check with their insurance carrier regarding covered medications.
Community programs are offered through Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital (APD). Please visit the APD website for more information about their Quit Tobacco program.