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Health unit offers free nicotine patch to help smokers quit

Mar 04, 2013
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is looking for adult smokers in Simcoe and Muskoka who are ready to make a quit smoking attempt.

SIMCOE MUSKOKA - The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is looking for adult smokers in Simcoe and Muskoka who are ready to make a quit smoking attempt. Free nicotine replacement patches will be offered to participants who qualify to participate in the STOP smoking study.  

Preregistration for the study and attendance at one of the following March workshops is mandatory.  

 

Midland                Mon. March 18               2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Orillia                    Thurs. March 21             9 a.m. to noon

Alliston                 Thurs. March 21             6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Barrie                   Tues. March 26              7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Barrie                   Wed. March 27               7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Gravenhurst        Wed. March 27               10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The exact location of the workshop will be provided at time of registration. 

For more information about the STOP study and to register call Your Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

The STOP study is being offered in partnership with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as part of its Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy.

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