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PPPSGV is currently offering the Jynneos vaccine for Monkeypox (hMPXv). 

Due to limited supply, individuals must fall under the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) current eligible groups for vaccination.

Gay or bisexual men and transgender people who had:

  • Gonorrhea or early syphilis in the past 12 months; or
  • Are immunocompromised (including having advanced or uncontrolled HIV); or
  • Are on HIV PrEP medication; or
  • Anonymous sex or sex with multiple partners within the past 21 days at a party or other event

Persons of any gender or sexual orientation who engaged in commercial and/or transactional sex in the past 14 days (e.g., sex in exchange for money, shelter, food, and other goods or needs)

Eligible for the vaccine?

Please call 626-798-0706 to be screened and to schedule your appointment.

Learn more about Monkeypox (hMPXv)

Monkeypox (hMPXv) is a rare disease similar to smallpox caused by infection with the hMPXv virus.

What are the symptoms of Monkeypox?
 
  • Fever & headache

  • Muscle aches & backache

  • Swollen lymph nodes

  • Exhaustion

  • Rash, bumbs or blisters

    • May develop often beginning on the face and spreads to other parts of the body, including the hands, feet, eyes, mouth and/or genitals

    • Rashes may vary in severity between people and change in appearance through infection. Infections can last two to four weeks.

How is Monkeypox spread?
 
  • Touching monkeypox lesions on a person’s skin
  • Touching contaminated objects, fabrics (clothing, bedding, towels), and surfaces that have been in contact with someone with monkeypox
  • Coming into contact with respiratory droplets or secretions from the eyes, nose and mouth from a person with monkeypox
How do I avoid getting Monkeypox?

To prevent the spread of the monkeypox virus, persons should avoid:

  • Oral, anal, and vaginal sex, or touching the genitals or anus of someone with monkeypox
  • Hugging, massaging, kissing, or talking closely with someone with monkeypox
  • Touching shared fabrics, shared surfaces, and objects (e.g. sex toys) used by someone with monkeypox

LA County is currently experiencing an outbreak of Monkeypox.

While a high number of infections are impacting the LGBTQ+ community, monkeypox is a public health concern for all people. Transmission is not based on a person’s gender or sexual orientation.