Unexplained Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is coordinating with several states to investigate multiple reports of vaping related lung injury. Healthcare providers and clinicians should report any suspected cases of severe pulmonary disease associated with e-cigarette use to their local health department.
- DHEC Health Alert Network
- CDC Clinical Outreach and Communication Activity Clinical Action Alert
- Outbreak of Lung Disease Associated with E-Cigarettes, or Vaping (CDC)
- CDC Investigates Lung Injury through Emergency Operations Center
About the S.C. Tobacco Quitline
Materials to help people quit
We provide free materials to help you promote the S.C. Tobacco Quitline.
To order hard copies, complete the Quitline materials order form (pdf) . Fax the form to (803) 898-3476 and we'll mail the materials to you.
Samples of materials:
- Quit for Keeps poster (pdf)
- Quit for Keeps info card, English/Spanish (pdf)
- Quit for Keeps mock prescription pad, English/Spanish (pdf)
Tools for health care providers
Using fax referral system:
To help patients quit :
- CME Online Training (pdf)
- SC 2As+R Brief Tobacco Intervention Training
- Clinical Practice Guideline website (AHRQ)
- Clinician Guide (pdf) (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
To help pregnant smokers quit:
Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Coverage:
Medicare Coverage for Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Use Cessation Counseling: