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Support is available to help you quit smoking.
If you are a patient at the London Regional Cancer Program, contact the smoking cessation champion directly by telephone 519-685-8600, ext. 50366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; or speak with your oncologist or nurse.
Support is also available in your local community:
|Chatham-Kent Public Health||519-352-7270
|Elgin St. Thomas Public Health||519-631-9900
|Grey Bruce Health Unit - Owen Sound, Chatsworth, Durham, Dundalk, Hanover, Walkerton, Kincardine, Port Elgin||519-376-9420|
|Huron County Health Unit
(Clinic locations by appointment only - Clinton & Exeter)
|Middlesex-London Health Unit||519-663-5317
ext. HELP (4357)
|Oxford County Public Health
(Clinic locations - Woodstock, Ingersoll and Tillsonburg)
|Perth District Health Unit - Stratford||519-271-7600
|Choices for Change - Stratford||519-271-6730|
|Windsor-Essex County Health Unit||519-258-2146