Monkeypox vaccines in Dalton area

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – The monkeypox vaccine is now available in northwest Georgia on a limited basis.

The North Georgia Health District has received doses that are available for free to eligible residents.

You will have to make an appointment online.

Eligibility is based on CDC recommendations to target:

–A contact to a monkeypox case identified in the last 14 days by public health via case investigation

— HIV positive and have multiple sex partners

— A man who has sex with men (MSM) and is having multiple sex partners

–A PrEP patient and is having multiple sex partners
You can register online for a vaccine by clicking here.

The vaccine is available at Whitfield County Health Department: 800 Professional Boulevard, Dalton, GA 30720

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