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Upstate NY Poison Center has sent over 20 vaping-related cases to NY Department of Health

The Upstate NY Poison Center is focused on an educational outreach campaign surrounding the dangers of vaping and is advocating for people to avoid using vapes.

People are encouraged to call in to the center’s hotline at 800-222-1222 if they’re experiencing any symptoms such as difficulty breathing or nausea and vomiting.

The N State Department of Health also has a hotline: 888 364-3046, and has a website with information on vaping concerns: https://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/tobacco_control/campaign/e-cigarettes/

In cases where the symptoms are serious, the center forwards the caller to the emergency department and provides medical recommendations.

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