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    1100 West 49th Street, Mail Code 1965
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EVALI Information


The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and local health departments are investigating cases of severe lung illness in people with a recent history of vaping.

Vaping is defined as the use of an electronic device (electronic cigarette, e-cigarette, vaporizer, vape[s], vape pen, dab pen or other device) or dabbing to inhale substances (nicotine, marijuana, THC, THC concentrations, CBD, synthetic cannabinoids, flavorings or other substances).

Vaping Injury Downloads:

Report a case:

Complete the Vaping-Related Lung Illness Case Report Form.

Download the materials.

Get up-to-date information about cases of severe lung illness caused by vaping in Texas.

Other Resources:

Learn more about vaping and how to talk to your kids about vaping by visiting:

  If you would like to report a case with similar clinical presentation and history of vaping, please report it to DSHS by calling 512-422-0925 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Last updated July 20, 2021