COVID-19 and smoking

Bottom line: Smoking may or may not increase your chances of getting COVID-19. However, smoking is an important avoidable risk factor for severe illness from COVID-19 infection.

Find answers to more questions about COVID-19 and smoking/vaping at by clicking here.

QuitNow is a free program for British Columbians looking to quit or reduce tobacco and e-cigarette use, delivered by BC Lung on behalf of the Government of British Columbia. 



Page Last Updated: 30/01/2021