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Mpox News


About Mpox

The current risk of getting mpox (monkeypox) in the general public is very low. Mpox spreads through direct contact with infectious sores, scabs, or body fluids during sex, kissing, hugging, massaging, and cuddling. 

Information and Guidance

Learn more about mpox including symptoms, how it’s transmitted, and how to prevent getting it.

Get Vaccinated

San Mateo County residents can schedule a vaccination appointment on the MyTurn website.

Get Tested

Do you have mpox symptoms? Have you been exposed to someone with a confirmed case of mpox? Call your clinic for testing guidance.