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County offices closed June 19th

Macomb County offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. Online services are available 24/7.

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Looking for a place to escape the extreme heat? Cooling centers are available across Macomb County.

Health benefits since your last cigarette

What happens physically when you quit.

Interactive time since your last cigarette

nurse taking blood pressure

Blood pressure drops to a level close to that before the last cigarette.

Temperature of hands and feet increases to normal.

in danger sign

 Carbon monoxide level in blood drops to normal.

woman heart attack

 Chance of heart attack decreases.

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Circulation improves.

Lung function increases up to 30 percent.

physical exertion

Coughing, sinus congestion, fatigue, shortness of breath decrease.

Cilia regain normal function in lungs, increasing ability to handle mucus, clean the lungs, and reduce infection. Increased coughing during the first week of quitting is normal. Your lungs are cleaning themselves.

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Excess risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker's.

older couple enjoying

Stroke risk is reduced to that of a nonsmoker’s five to 15 years after quitting. 

survival of many types of cancer

 Lung cancer death rate about half that of a continuing smoker’s.

Risk of cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney and pancreas decrease.

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Risk of coronary heart disease is that of a nonsmoker’s. 

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