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If you have been diagnosed with Mpox, or have come into contact with a positive individual please  fill out the Mpox Exposure Form


MPOX Basics

  • Mpox is a rare disease that is spread through close, personal contact including
    • Direct contact, including sexual contact, with mpox rash, scabs, or body fluids from a person with monkeypox.
    • Touching objects, fabrics (clothing, bedding, or towels), and surfaces that have been used by someone with monkeypox.
    • Contact with respiratory secretions.
  • Protecting yourself
    • Try to avoid contact with anyone who has tested positive if possible.
    • If you must be within 6 feet of them, you should wear a respirator or well-fitting mask and they must wear a well-fitting mask.
    • Do not share silverware or cups.
    • Do not touch their sheets, blankets, towels, or clothing. If you do touch any of these things, you should wash your hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • If you are sexually active
    • Talk to your partner about any recent illnesses.
    • Be aware of any new or unexplained rashes on your body or your partner’s body.
    • Talk with a health care professional if you have any questions.
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