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Suwanee River Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

Contact: Sarah Catalanotto, Executive Director
Work Phone: 352-462-1551
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• Tobacco Cessation and Training Program: As part of Tobacco Free Florida, Suwannee River AHEC provides free face to face group support classes to help people quit all forms of tobacco. The classes are offered throughout the week and weekend at various times of the day. Locations are throughout Marion County. Participants receive a free workbook, valuables tools to help them quit, and free patches, gum, or lozenges (while supplies last and medically appropriate). Suwannee River AHEC also consults and trains local health care provides on best practices to ask and advise patients to quit tobacco and most importantly how to refer patients to Tobacco Free Florida services. For more information about the tobacco program please call: 866.341.2730;
• Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator: Navigators provide quality, unbiased information to consumers seeking guidance on their health insurance option. This service is available at no cost, and navigators will not pressure consumers into choosing a health plan. Navigators assist with signing people up through the Marketplace, providing information on local resources and the appeals process, educating consumers on how to use their policies, and more. Locations and times are throughout Marion County. To seek help please contact Keith Black: 352-359-2519;

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