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Monkeypox (MPX) Resources for Providers

Due to the rapidly changing monkeypox (MPX) situation, the information included on this page is intended to serve as a guide for MPX-related information. This information and guidance are in response to the current MPX situation and is subject to change, and may be retired at a future date. This page will be updated as new information and guidance becomes available. Providers should continue to refer to the California Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the most up-to-date information.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Physicians and other health care professionals should refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Clinician FAQs for the most current information regarding monkeypox (MPX).

On the CDC's Clinician FAQs page, you'll find answers to questions on:

  • MPX transmission, risk and strains
  • Clinical guidance
  • Vaccines and treatment
  • Advice to reduce transmission

The questions and answers below have been adapted from information from the CDC for quick reference.


Testing, Treatment & Vaccines

The two-dose MPX vaccine is currently available for eligible patients ages 6 months and older. The wait time between the 1st and 2nd dose is four weeks. To book an appointment or find a walk-in clinic, visit the My Turn website.

Last Updated: 02/13/2023