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Vaping-associated pulmonary injuries increase in our 54-county service area


SYRACUSE, N.Y. - As of September 30th, 2019, the number of calls from health professionals in the state with patients showing signs of vaping-associated pulmonary injury stands at 81. The Upstate New York Poison Center is working with the New York State Department of Health on at least 50 of those.

As always, if you have a question about vaping or become ill, please don't hesitate to call us.

Our Specialists in Poison Information are available 24/7 - 1-800-222-1222.

Meanwhile, starting Friday October 4th, the enforcement of the flavored e-cigarette ban in New York begins. Retailers can face steep fines if they do not comply. 

Stay tuned for more details from the Upstate New York Poison Center.