What should I do if I’m a close contact?

The CDC has guidelines for those exposed to monkeypox. These include: 

  • Watching for monkeypox symptoms for 21 days since the last exposure 
  • Immediately talk with your healthcare provider about getting the JYNNEOS vaccine to prevent or decrease severity of a monkeypox outbreak
  • See a healthcare provider if you develop monkeypox-like symptoms 

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