Monkeypox

Arkansas Department of Health’s criteria of who can receive the monkeypox vaccine.

  • Men who have sex with men who:
    • Have had multiple sex partners within the past year, OR
    • Engage in anonymous or group sex, including with those contacted online or through apps OR
    • Engage in sex at venues or events, OR
    • Are living with HIV
  • Anyone, including women, who has a partner that meets the criteria above.
  • Anyone diagnosed with any sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the last six months.
  • Anyone who has had skin-to-skin contact with someone known or suspected to have monkeypox within the last 14 days.
  • Anyone whose medical provider recommends they get the JYNNEOS vaccine.

For more information about this vaccine, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/vaccines.html