Tobacco and COVID-19
Know the facts about Smoking/Vaping and COVID-19.
Smoking and vaping make you more at risk for flu, pneumonia — and COVID-19.
Smoking and vaping lower the body’s ability to fight infections — and users are more likely to have a worse outcome when they are sick.
STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT CURRENT SMOKERS:
- Have more severe symptoms like coughing, chest pain, and fever
- Are more likely to need ICU care
- Have a higher death rate
GIVE YOUR LUNGS A FIGHTING CHANCE.
How smoking or vaping increases your risk of infection:
- Damages lungs
- Lowers your body's ability to fight off germs
SHARING TOBACCO PRODUCTS SPREADS DISEASES – LIKE MONO, FLU, COLDS, AND COVID-19.