• Tobacco Use and Coronavirus 2019

    1 month ago - By Tobacco Free Florida

    Recent news stories have discussed the potential connection between smoking and COVID-19. The scientific and medical community is learning more about the health implications smoking has on COVID-19, but there are reasons for concern. We do know that COVID-19 patients who smoke might be at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19. 1
    COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. Smoking can cause a higher risk of getting lung and chest infections in general. 2 People who smoke have a higher risk of dying from respiratory infections such as influenza and...
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