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The Moncton Hospital Goes Smoke-Free

MONCTON (Tuesday, October 4, 2016)

Members of the media are invited to attend The Moncton Hospital's Smoke-Free Together launch.


Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (presentations start at 10:05 a.m.)

Location: The Moncton Hospital Atrium, 135 MacBeath Avenue, Moncton, N.B.


Presentations include a ceremonial "butting out" in lieu of a ribbon cutting and remarks from Mr. Chris Collins, MLA for Moncton Centre, Jean Daigle, Vice President Community for Horizon Health Network and Dr. Serge Melanson, Chief of Staff at The Moncton Hospital. Mr. Collins, Mr. Daigle and Dr. Melanson will be available for interviews following the presentations.


Today marks the successful completion of Horizon Health Network's Smoke-Free Environment Policy, which was launched at the Saint John Regional Hospital in September 2015. The Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, Oromocto Public Hospital, Upper River Valley Hospital and Miramichi Regional Hospital followed in the spring of 2016. Sussex Health Centre, St. Joseph's Hospital, Charlotte County Hospital and Grand Manan Hospital have been smoke-free since September.


We hope you can join us!



For more information contact:
Stephanie Neilson
Senior Media Relations Advisor

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