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300,000 people have #QuitForCovid

11 May 2020 20:53:24
Quit for covid

At least 300,000 people have quit smoking successfully, a further 550,000 have tried to quit and 2.4 million have cut down on the amount of cigarettes they smoke due to growing concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19) and the increased risk smokers face. 
 
These estimates are based on findings from the UK arm of YouGov’s international COVID19 Tracker [1]. They come as evidence is showing that smokers in hospital who have coronavirus are at a higher risk than non-smokers of severe illness.

Read more about this here: www.todayistheday.co.uk/

If you, or if you have a patient, who would like to stop smoking please contact Get Healthy Rotherham.

It is important to #QuitforCovid if you are pregnant:

Quitting smoking is important to protect your own and your baby's health. Pregnant women are classed as at risk from severe illness from Coronavirus and our expert midwives are here to help you quit for good.

Contact the smoking in pregnancy team now on 01709 423729 or find out more here:

www.therotherhamft.nhs.uk/…/Stopping_Smoking_During_Pregna…/