This page provides information about help available to Island Health employees who want to quit smoking.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) Coverage
All employees who want to stop using tobacco are eligible for 100% reimbursement of NRT expenses up to a lifetime maximum of $300. For more information, contact HR or email HRAccessHumanResources@viha.ca.
Note: your chances of success markedly improve if you use NRTs with other types of support such as counseling. Visit your physician or pharmacist to discuss what NRT will work best for you.
Employee Family Assistance Program
This program includes counseling for Island Health employees who quit smoking: https://intranet.viha.ca/safety/wellbeing/Pages/efap.aspx (password required)
If you have a group of 5-10 employees that want a quit smoking workshop, please contact Learning and Development at firstname.lastname@example.org
More Quit Smoking Resources
For more resources and services, please visit http://www.viha.ca/mho/tobacco/cessation/