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Quitting smoking

Blue Zones Help County Drop Smoking Rate By 8%

The Blue Zones Project worksite wellness committee in Albert Lea used the month of November and the week of the Great American Smokeout to encourage employees to support each other in tobacco cessation. Thanks to the work of the local Blue Zones Project team, city officials and employers, Freeborn County, Minnesota has seen an 8% drop in smoking rates over the past seven years, far outpacing other counties in the state. Read more here.