A free smoking-cessation program will be offered starting Oct. 16 at Norwalk Hospital.

The six weekly sessions of the program will take place at 6 p.m. in the hospital's third-floor classroom in the section of pulmonary medicine.

Instructor will be Beverly Jacoby, a registered respiratory therapist of pulmonary medicine.

The smoking-cessation program provides a general knowledge related to smoking, a plan of action to stop smoking and social support for people trying to quit.

Early registration is recommended.

To register or for details, call 203-852-2392.