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Smoking: NYC Quits

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If you are interested in quitting, or need support managing cravings and staying smoke-free when you want to, help is available:

Smoking and COVID-19

Smoking increases your risk of respiratory infections and pneumonia, as well as the risk of severe illness from COVID-19.


In the last two decades, more New Yorkers than ever have decided to quit smoking. If you smoke, quitting smoking is the single most important thing you can do for your health. You can get information and resources here to help you quit or support someone else who is quitting.

Quitting will:

To better understand your relationship with tobacco, take the quiz:

NYC Quits Resources

Use these resources to create a plan that is unique to you.

Not Ready to Quit

No matter what your goals are, treatment options are available.

Nicotine replacement therapy can help you manage cravings and nicotine withdrawal when you are trying to avoid smoking, even if you are not ready to quit. It can help you cut back or stay smoke-free in certain places or situations, such as at work, home or in public spaces.

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