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Prevention and vaccination

Who should receive the mpox vaccine?

  • People who have been identified by public health as a contact of someone with mpox .
  • People who have had close contact in the prior 2 weeks with someone with mpox.
  • People who are at greater risk of mpox infection.
  • Laboratory workers who routinely perform mpox virus testing.
  • Clinicians who have had a high-risk occupational exposure (e.g., examined mpox lesions or collected mpox specimens without using recommended personal protective equipment).

The mpox vaccine is free and its administration is covered by insurance. In addition, you will not be asked to provide any information or documentation of immigration status.

Mpox vaccine events

Mpox vaccine locator

Mpox vaccine information at OHSU

Contact 211 or your local public health authority
211 or your local public health authority can refer you to testing and treatment in your community

Local public health authority directory





Coos Health & Wellness 541-266-6700