From the Public Health–Seattle & King County Tobacco Prevention Program
September 23, 2019
As you may have heard, there has been an outbreak of lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarette products in 38 states across the country, including five confirmed in Washington state. We share your concern about this latest outbreak and are reaching out with some information for sharing with your communities.
In this resource packet, you will find:
- Background information on the current outbreak
- What you need to know about e-cigarettes
- Resources for youth
- Resources for adults
- Attachments: (a) Template letter to send to parents (b) Tip sheet for parents (c) Frequently Asked Questions (d) Infographic with key information
Please reach out by emailing Norilyn.DelaPena@kingcounty.gov to request additional support you may need.