Skip to main content
Oregon.gov Homepage

Oregon Vaping Illness Investigation

Oregon Health Authority is participating in the investigation of a nationwide outbreak 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.

Public health warning: Stop using vaping products

The Oregon Health Authority is urging Oregonians to stop using all vaping products until federal and state officials have determined the cause of serious lung injuries and deaths linked to the use of both cannabis and nicotine vaping products.
LEARN MORE

Oregon Cases

Updated March 12, 2020

In Oregon, 23 cases have been reported, 2 of which were fatal. Oregon cases include a mix of cannabis-only vaping, nicotine-only vaping and a combination of both.

Demographic Information

Through December 31, 2019

COUNTY Number Percent
Coos 2 9.1%
Douglas 1 4.5%
Hood River 1 4.5%
Jackson 4 18.2%
Lane 4 18.2%
Linn 3 13.6%
Multnomah 2 9.1%
Wasco 1 4.5%
Washington 4 18.2%
Total 22 100%

AGE Number Percent
17 or younger 2 9.1%
18 to 24 3 13.6%
25 to 34 7 31.8%
35 to 54 5 22.7%
55 to 74 5 22.7%
Total 22 100%
Median age: 34

SEX Number Percent
Female 12 54.5%
Male 10 45.5%
Total 22 100%

Resources

 Media contact

OHA External Relations

phd.communications@dhsoha.state.or.us

Your browser is out-of-date! It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how

×