There is a Monkeypox outbreak in the United States.
The monkeypox virus is most often spread through direct contact with a rash or sores of someone who has the virus. It can also spread through contact with clothing, bedding and other items used by a person with monkeypox, or from respiratory droplets that can be passed through prolonged face-to-face contact.
Symptoms include rash, bumps, or blisters. If you are having these symptoms, please contact your primary care provider. Take this document with you to your medical visit.
Please view the resources below for more information about Monkeypox symptoms, transmission, prevention, and what to do if you think you might have monkeypox:
- Monkeypox Fact Sheet
- Monkeypox: What to Look for | Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (colorado.gov)
- About Monkeypox | Monkeypox | Poxvirus | CDC
- Cleaning for Monkeypox Prevention
- Colorado’s Monkeypox Vaccine Eligibility and Interest form
- Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment's Monkeypox Vaccination Interest Survey