Atlanta Black Pride events to offer monkeypox vaccinations throughout metro area

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Atlanta Black Pride is working with the Georgia Department of Public Health and metro Atlanta health districts to offer monkeypox vaccinations at events.

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There will be more than a dozen vaccination locations across metro Atlanta through Monday. For a list of those locations, click here.

“Atlanta Black Pride is a time for celebration and reconnecting with friends, but we also want to ensure we are not missing the opportunity to provide important education about and vaccination for monkeypox,” said Alexander Millman, M.D., DPH chief medical officer. “DPH, along with our health districts and community partners, are working together to do everything we can to keep monkeypox from spreading so we can end this outbreak.”

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Those looking to make an appointment for monkeypox vaccination, visit https://dph.georgia.gov/monkeypox.

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