Public Health — Seattle & King County to hold pop-up monkeypox vaccination event Saturday

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Public Health — Seattle & King County announced Friday that it will hold a pop-up monkeypox vaccine clinic on Saturday, Aug. 6 at Seattle Central College.

The clinic will run from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Public Health said it has enough doses to vaccinate 500 people, and only members of the public who are at the highest risk of contracting the virus are eligible.

Public Health said eligibility criteria include people who have had sexual or close intimate contact with someone who has tested positive for monkeypox, or people at high risk of recent exposure, including men who have sex with men who have recently had multiple sexual or intimate close contact partners.

Public Health also announced that it will administer 100 doses of the monkeypox vaccine at Harborview Medical Center on Friday afternoon.

Click here for more information on vaccine eligibility and the vaccination events from Public Health’s website.

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