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Quit for COVID

Coronavirus is a respiratory infection. It affects the lungs and airways.

If you smoke now is the time to quit to help you stay healthy.

Quitting smoking is one of the best things you’ll ever do for your health.

Our Health Coaches are providing personal support in line with social distancing guidelines, including over the phone or video call. They can provide you will advice, guidance and motivation to quit smoking for good at this important time.

Quit for COVID

The least effective method is to try to quit unaided (going ‘cold turkey’). You’re four times more likely to quit with our free support than if you go it alone. By using the support that’s right for you, you’ll be boosting your chance of success.

Here’s one of our Health Coaches, Alison, who gives some tips on how you can quit smoking.

It’s never too late

Regardless of how long you’ve been smoking for, whether it be 4 for 40 years, you will still experience these amazing improvements to your health after you quit.

  • 8 hours

    The carbon monoxide level in your blood will has halved. Your oxygen levels are recovering

  • 2-12 weeks

    Your blood is pumping to your heart and muscles much better

  • 48 hours

    Your lungs have cleared of mucus. Your sense of taste and smell is improving

  • 1 year

    Your risk of a heart attack has now halved compared to a smoker’s

  • 72 hours

    It will now feel easier to breath because your bronchial tubes are relaxing

  • 10 years

    Your risk of death from lung cancer has now halved compared to a smoker’s

How to get involved

Sign up to One You Haringey and one of our Health Coaches will be in touch to get you started.

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