People Who Smoke or Vape

People Who Smoke or Vape

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You are not alone in your struggle to quit and stay tobacco-free. Learn more about resources and programs like 802QUITS that help Vermonters kick the tobacco habit.

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Find out about who may be at more risk for severe illness, or more vulnerable to getting sick. Learn about protections.

COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a virus not previously seen in humans. COVID-19 is highly contagious. People with COVID-19 who don't have any symptoms can spread the virus to other people. Learn about symptoms and what to do if you are sick.

Most Vermonters who smoke want to quit. You may be one of them, or know someone who is trying to quit tobacco. With the right tools and support, you can do it.

Tobacco control is the work of many in Vermont. Best practice calls for state and local organizations to work together to reduce tobacco use, promote tobacco-free policies and support those who want to quit.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state and local health departments, including the Vermont Department of Health, are investigating a multistate outbreak of severe lung injury associated with e-cigarette use.

 

Asthma treatment for a child or an adult will depend on the severity of their disease. The goal of treatment is to control the disease and prevent asthma attacks. An individualized asthma action plan is critical. 

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