Austin, Texas – Health officials continue to recommend that the community refrains from e-cigarette use as the national investigation is ongoing. Austin Public Health has launched a new webpage to provide local updates on the national investigation of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use.
This webpage, located at AustinTexas.gov/ECigarettes, will be updated every Friday with new case numbers. As of Friday, Oct. 25, the Austin Public Health epidemiology and disease surveillance unit was investigating 12 cases of Austin/Travis County residents with vaping-related lung injury.
Please refer to this webpage for updated investigation information, as well as case definitions, symptoms, recommendations, and education and outreach resources.