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Oregon Response to Vaping Illnesses

Oregon Health Authority is monitoring a nationwide cluster of respiratory illnesses associated with use of vaping devices, and is working with local public health and health care partners to track any illnesses in Oregon.

Oregon Cases

Updated September 17, 2019

In Oregon, four cases have been reported, one of which resulted in death.

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For Clinicians

The OHA Public Health Division and local public health departments are urging clinicians to be on alert for signs of severe respiratory illness among individuals who report vaping or e-cigarette use. Clinicians should report immediately (971-673-1111) any cases of hospitalized patients with radiologic finding of pulmonary infiltrates and history of vaping any substance in the preceding 90 days.

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 Resources

If you or someone you know is ready to quit using tobacco, including vaping products such as e-cigarettes, free help is available from the following resources:

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OHA External Relations

phd.communications@dhsoha.state.or.us

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