Public Health - Smoking Cessation Program

Provided by: Health PEI

Service Description

Helps residents who want to stop smoking by covering the full cost of a 12-week course of treatment once per year. There are two options for treatment:
  • Option 1: Non-Prescription Nicotine Replacement Therapy products such as patches, gum, lozenges, or inhaler
  • Option 2: Approved prescription medication (Zyban or Champix)


Adults ages 19 years and over who want to quit smoking * Applicants must have exhausted all private health insurance options first * Participants can access the program once per year * Children ages 18 years and under who wish to quit smoking can contact their local Primary Care Network Office to determine treatment options
No fees
How to Access:
Contact nearest Primary Care Network Office to book an appointment with a nurse
Documents Required:
PEI Health Card
Program Hours:
Contact your local Primary Care Network Centre to book an appointment with a nurse
Program Email:
Program Phone Numbers:
  • Provincial Tobacco Control Coordinator
    Contact for general information about the program
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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