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Monkepox vaccine soon available in Glynn County

GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — The monkeypox vaccine will soon be available in Glynn County, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Starting on Friday, August 5, those who meet the criteria can get the Jynneos vaccine at the Glynn County Health Department located at 2747 Fourth Street in Brunswick.

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The following criteria provided by the GDPH must be met to get the vaccine:

  • Individual is a gay male, a bisexual male, or a male that has sex with other males.
  • Individual has had a sexual partner in the past 14 days who has received a monkeypox diagnosis OR had multiple sexual partners in the past 14 days in an area with known monkeypox.
  • Individual currently does NOT have signs or symptoms consistent with a monkeypox infection (fever, headache, muscle ache, backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills, exhaustion, or a rash/blisters on the face, inside of the mouth, or on other parts of the body).

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To register for an appointment, click here.

To be fully vaccinated, individuals must get two doses of the vaccine. The second dose is meant to be administered four weeks after the first. Visit the GDPH website to learn more.

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