What is Monkeypox?

Monkeypox is a virus that is spread through close skin-to-skin contact such as kissing, sexual activity, cuddling, and prolonged face-to-face contact.

What Are the Symptoms?

It appears as a rash on the skin, and there can be other symptoms such as:

How do I protect myself and others?

What to Know about the Monkeypox Vaccine

If you have questions regarding the Monkeypox virus or vaccine availability, please contact the Chelan Douglas Health District Immunization Nurse at (509)886-6482.

Illustration of a nurse giving a man the monkeypox vaccine


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