More than 40,000 smokers across the borough are being encouraged to give up smoking for good as part of Hackney’s New Year New You campaign.
This year’s campaign is even more significant as smokers are at an increased risk of serious illness from coronavirus.
Smoking harms the immune system and lungs, reducing the body’s ability to fight infections.
Smokefree Hackney is offering free support for people who live, study or work in the borough and want to give up smoking for good.
This support includes free medication (prescription charges may apply) and one-to-one support for up to 12 weeks.
Due to the limitations caused by the pandemic support services will be delivered over the phone and online.
For more information about stopping smoking for good visit smokefreehackney.org or call 0800 046 9946.