#SaludTues Tweetchat 8/25: Secondhand Smoke and COVID-19

Smoking kills — it also harms those who work near, live with, or are close to a smoker.

Newfound data shows that researchers are beginning to link secondhand smoke exposure and worsened COVID-19 outcomes. As the pandemic continues to spread throughout the US, health advocates are calling for more significant restrictions on smoke exposure.

Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, to tweet about secondhand smoke exposure, it’s harmful impacts, and how it can influence someone’s experience with COVID-19!

We’ll open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore:

  • How can secondhand smoke impact someone’s experience with COVID-19?
  • What are some of the worst health problems that can come from secondhand smoke exposure?
  • How can civic leaders, business owners, etc. help prevent secondhand smoke exposure?

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