CDC is closely tracking cases of monkeypox recently detected in the United States.
MONKEYPOX VACCINE APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE.
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If you believe you may have monkeypox, first isolate at home away from others and call your medical provider. To inquire about monkeypox testing at our District 2 health departments, please call 770-531-5692 to speak with an epidemiologist.
About Monkeypox Virus
Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of viruses as variola virus, the virus that causes smallpox. Monkeypox symptoms are similar to smallpox symptoms, but milder, and monkeypox is rarely fatal. Monkeypox is not related to chickenpox.
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