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Monkeypox Virus Update



Ohio Department of Health - Monkeypox Virus Update

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The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has asked us to share this Monkeypox Virus Update

This memo outlines resources available through ODH for the diagnosis of monkeypox and other important information. Healthcare providers who suspect monkeypox due to clinical presentation and patient history should report suspected cases to the appropriate local health department based on the patient’s address.

Click Here for the Monkeypox Virus Update from the Ohio Department of Health
Additional Resources:

Please refer to the CDC Monkeypox website for their recommendations on infection control and use of personal protective equipment.

General questions about monkeypox can be directed to or 614-995-5599.

General questions about submitting specimens for Orthopoxvirus testing can be directed to the ODHL at 888-634-5227.

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