Smoke Free Campus - Revisited

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 3:09:45 PM

The UHS system has a smoke-free policy for all of their facilities and grounds. This has resulted in concerns from nearby neighbors about employees, patients, and visitors smoking on their property. Practitioners are reminded that writing an order to allow patients to go outside for fresh air, and potentially for smoking, is not compliant with this policy and is counter-productive to encouraging a healthy lifestyle. Free counseling is available to help with nicotine addiction through the "Stay Healthy" services.

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