Quit Smoking Clinics Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit offers support to help individuals quit smoking, support is provided by a public health nurse through our Quit Clinic. All Haldimand and Norfolk residents are eligible to attend the clinics.
Services at the Quit Clinics
Quit Clinic: A public health nurse provides one-on-one counselling sessions and nicotine products such as: patches, gum, lozenges or mouth spray, at no cost. Clients usually attend sessions every 1-3 weeks, for about 30 minutes each session. During the session, the public health nurse will work with you to develop a quit plan and discuss strategies to help you cut down or quit smoking, nicotine products are usually provided at each session.
STOP Program: Sometimes the health unit offers group quitting smoking workshops. The workshops provide information on making a quit plan and developing strategies to quit smoking. At this workshop a 5 week supply of nicotine patches is provided at no cost. If you need extra support or additional nicotine products after the STOP workshop, you can come for one-on-one counselling sessions at the Quit Clinic.
If you are:
- pregnant or breastfeeding, or
- under the age of 18
You should discuss quitting smoking with your physician and request a physician’s note to attend the Quit Clinic, or you can request that the Quit Clinic public health nurse follows up with your physician to assess if nicotine products are safe for you to use.
Quit Clinic hours and locations
The Quit Clinics are offered in Caledonia, Simcoe and Dunnville. To book an appointment, call the Haldimand-Norfolk Health and Social Services at 519-426-6170 or 905-318-6623, Ext. 3278.
Quit Clinics being offered in Haldimand and Norfolk Caledonia Quit Clinic Simcoe Quit Clinic Dunnville Quit Clinic Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit – Caledonia Office
282 Argyle Street South
Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit – Simcoe Office
12 Gilbertson Drive
Haldimand War Memorial Hospital Quit Clinic
206 John Street
Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Please call to inquire if you require
an appointment on a different day of the week
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please note that if your physician belongs to the Family Health Team or Community Health Centre, where they provide quitting smoking support, you should first seek assistance there.