LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- If you have been looking for an excuse to quit smoking, now is the time. The Louisville Metro Health Department is offering free stop smoking classes.

The 8-session program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products like patches and gum. Participants in the program will get free supplies of nicotine replacement products.

To register for the classes call 574 - STOP (574-7867), e-mail StopSmoking@louisville.gov or click here to register online.

Below is a list of upcoming classes:

Date:Time:Location:

Jan 9 - Feb 27

Tuesdays

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Baptist Health Floyd, 1850 State St., New Albany IN

Jan 10 - Feb 21

Wednesdays

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Norton Prevention & Wellness(facilitated in Spanish)

3999 Dutchmans Ln., Suite, 3C

Jan 10 - Feb 21

Wednesdays

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Okolona Library(facilitated in Spanish)

7300 Jefferson Blvd.

Jan 15 - Feb 26

Mondays

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

UAW Local 862 Union Hall - KTP

2702 Chamberlain Ln.

Jan 16 - Feb 27

Tuesdays

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

UAW Local 862 Union Hall - LAP

3000 Fern Valley Rd.

Jan 16 - Feb 27

Tuesdays

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Bullitt County Health Department

Bullitt County Health Department Annex

Jan 18 - March 8

Thursdays

12:15 - 2:00 p.m.

Louisville Metro Department of Public Health & Wellness

400 East Gray St.

Jan 22 - March 5

Mondays

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Family Health Center East Broadway

834 East Broadway, 2nd Floor

Jan 24 - March 7

Wednesdays

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Family Health Center Portland

2215 Portland Avenue, 4th Floor

Jan 30 - March 13

Tuesdays

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Norton Women & Children's Hospital

4123 Dutchmans Lane, Plaza III - Marshall Women Center

Classroom 1B