Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Illnesses & Deaths
Clinical and public health partners at the local state and federal level are investigating a multi-state emerging public health threat known to be associated with vaping products. There are over 30 reports in NY. Patients have been 15-49 years in age and includes 1 person in the North Country region.
Concerned about your vaping device or products or just want more info? Call the NYSDOH Vaping Hotline: 1-888-364-3046
Support is available for New Yorkers who want to quit
The New York State Smokers’ Quitline is a confidential service for all New York State residents who wish to overcome tobacco use, including e-cigarettes.
In addition, the Quitline encourages teens and young adults (ages 13-24) to text “DROPTHEVAPE” to 88709 to join “This Is Quitting,” a free texting support program for help with quitting vaping. Visit nysmokefree.com anytime for more information or call 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487) seven days a week, beginning at 9 a.m.
Quitting tobacco has immediate and long lasting benefits.
Millions have freed themselves from tobacco and so can you.