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Mpox (Monkeypox)

All monkeypox vaccine appointments are currently full. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates on future vaccine clinics.

Please note: We are waiting for the MPOX vaccine supply to be replenished. Please check back shortly to schedule an appointment.

what is mpox?

Mpox is a rare, viral infection that can cause serious illness. However, it can result in hospitalization or death. Symptoms can include rashes, bumps, or blisters on or around the genitals, or in other areas, such as hands, feet, chest, or face. It can also cause flu-like symptoms, such as fever, headache, muscle aches, chills, and fatigue. These symptoms may occur before or after the rash appears, or not at all.


how does mpox spread?

Mpox is spread through close, physical contact between individuals, such as sexual contact. This includes direct contact with sores or rashes. It can also be spread through respiratory droplets or oral fluids. In addition, it can be spread through contact with objects or fabrics (e.g., clothing, bedding, towels) that have been used by someone with mpox.

who is at risk?

Anyone can get mpox, but gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men are at higher risk. People with weakened immune systems, people living with HIV, older adults, and young children also have an elevated risk.

how can I protect myself?

Get vaccinated! Mpox vaccines are given in two doses, four weeks apart. To schedule an appointment at Trillium Health, please call 585.545.7200 or schedule online.

What else can I do to reduce the spread of mpox?

  • Use condoms
  • Ask your partner if they've been vaccinated
  • Wash bed linens in hot water after a sexual encounter
  • Shower after sex


Have a question, or want to make an appointment for a vaccine?