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Smoking, Vaping and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a stressful time. Maybe you’re already thinking about quitting smoking or vaping. Or maybe it’s harder for you to smoke or vape if you’re in quarantine.

Quitting smoking or vaping improves your health and lowers your risks if you get the COVID-19 virus.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do to lower my risk of COVID-19 if I smoke or vape?

If you smoke, there are ways to lower your risk of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands well with soap and water before and after you smoke or vape.
  • Don’t smoke or vape in groups.
  • Don’t share smoking or vaping products.

To protect the lung health of others you live with, go outside to smoke or vape.

You may already be thinking about quitting. Quitting can lower your risk of COVID-19.

Quitting during COVID
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