On Wednesday, August 10 and Thursday, August 11, Erie County Department of Health will hold its next Monkeypox Vaccination Clinic.

August Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic for Erie County Residents

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August Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic 

Erie County Department of Health will hold Monkeypox vaccine clinics at Evergreen Commons.  Erie County Residents must be eligible and register for an appointment to receive a vaccine.  Attendees must be at least 18 years old and are asked to bring photo ID.  Face masks are required.

When:

Wednesday, August 10 and Thursday, August 11

Where: 

The clinics will take place at Evergreen Commons, 67 Prospect Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201

How to Register:

Register for an appointment at erie.gov/monkeypox. Erie County residents must meet current eligibility criteria set by New York State in order to register for an appointment.  Appointments are limited to those who are eligible.  

Current NYS Eligibility Guidelines:

To see the most up to date information, please refer to NYSDOH's website.

Those eligible for monkeypox vaccine at this upcoming clinic include:

  • Individuals with recent monkeypox exposure are eligible for post-exposure prophylaxis. These close contacts as identified through ECDOH case investigations will be given direction on how to access monkeypox vaccine.
  • Individuals who are at high risk of a recent exposure to monkeypox, including members of the gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender non-conforming community and other communities of men who have sex with men and who have engaged in intimate or skin-to-skin contact with others in the past 14 days areas where monkeypox is spreading.
  • Individuals who have had skin-to-skin contact with someone in a social network experiencing monkeypox activity, including men who have sex with men who meet partners through an online website, digital application ("app"), or social event, such as a bar or party.

Second Dose Clinic:

A second dose vaccine clinic will be scheduled for at least 4 weeks after the first dose.  Individuals are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of JYNNEOS.

Contact Your Provider: 

If you have symptoms consistent with monkeypox, especially lesions or a characteristic rash among individuals at risk of monkeypox, contact your healthcare provider.  Additionally, if you believe you have come into close intimate contact with an individual with Monkeypox, contact your healthcare provider. 

Learn more about this upcoming clinic


Symptoms of Monkeypox

Flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle aches, chills, swollen lymph nodes and fatigue. These symptoms may occur before or after the rash appears, or not at all.


A rash that:

  • can look like pimples or blisters that appears on the face, inside the mouth, and on other body parts like the hands, feet, chest, genitals, or anus
  • goes through different stages before healing completely
  • View examples of monkeypox rashes here.

The illness typically lasts 2-4 weeks.  Learn more about the symptoms of Monkeypox from the CDC.

 


 

Related blogs from our providers at Inspired Health Group of Orchard Park:

July Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic for Erie County Residents

The first case of Monkeypox Detected in Erie County

 

 

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