MPV (Monkeypox) Vaccine Eligibility
September 01, 2022
Kent County Health Department is vaccinating individuals with risk behaviors in areas, events, and venues with known MPV (monkeypox) transmission in the last 14 days. See if you are eligible for receiving the vaccine.
You can get the vaccine if:
1. You were exposed to MPV in the last 14 days. More info on exposure here: Monkeypox (MPV) Information - GVSU Health Hub - Grand Valley State University
2. According to Kent County Health Dept, you meet one of the following criteria:
- You are a partner or close/household contact of someone who has been exposed to MPV within the last 14 days
- You identify as a man who has intimate contact with other men and have a history of an STI in the last year.
- You are a partner or close/household contact of someone who engages in higher -risk sexual activities.
- You have had multiple partners or anonymous sex partners within the last 14 days (or you plan to)
- You had direct close contact at a high-risk event or venue within the last 14 days (or you plan to)
- You are an individual who is taking HIV PreP or living with HIV
- You are a laboratory worker that performs testing for MPV
Please call Kent County Health Department at 616-632-7200 with eligibility questions or if you are interested in scheduling a vaccine appointment.
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