Our local health unit wants to help smokers quit in Haliburton County.

The Haliburton-Kawartha-Pine Ridge District Health Unit is offering five weeks of nicotine patches free-of-charge.

Officials say the S.T.O.P program is being offered at the health unit, including two one-day sessions.

One is on September 21st,  and the other one is in October.

To see if you qualify for the program, contact our local health unit.