Vaping or E-Cigarettes 

The CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state, local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping. Read the latest information from the CDC 

For Health Care Providers
Please read the advisory specifically for Michigan (last updated 10/28/19): Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Health Advisory


​E-Cigarette/Vaping Lung Injury 

If you suspect your patient may have a aping related lung injury, please report the case to the local health department. For Grand Traverse County call 231-995-6125. For a lung injury associated with e-cigarette/vaping use fill out this form: Public Health Reporting Instructions and Form 

Key Facts About E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping 

  • Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes are also called vapes, e-hookahs, vape pens, and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). 
  • Using an e-cigarette product is commonly called vaping 
  • E-cigarettes work by heating a liquid to produce an aerosol that users inhale into their lungs 
  • The liquid can contain: nicotine, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabinoid (CBD) oils, and other substances and activities