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Monkeypox vaccine available at select Chicago clinics this weekend

CHICAGO — The Chicago Department of Public Health introduced Wednesday that monkeypox vaccines shall be available at select clinics this weekend.

More than 2,000 appointments are available this weekend, by appointment solely at these areas:

  • CDPH MPV Vaccination Clinics at City College areas on Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
  • MPV Vaccination Clinic hosted by RUSH and UIC at the College of Nursing (845 S. Damen Ave., Chicago, 60612) on Sunday, August 14 for Illinois residents, register at uicort.setmore.com.

The well being division stated eligibility for the shot could change over time, however at the moment shut contacts (e.g., family members with shut bodily contact or intimate companions) of somebody recognized with monkeypox are prioritized for vaccination no matter intercourse, gender, or sexual orientation.

In addition, the vaccine is available to homosexual or bisexual males and transgender individuals 18 years of age and older who:

  • Have had a number of or nameless intercourse companions, or intercourse at a social or sexual venue, or intercourse in trade for money or items, AND
  • Have not beforehand been contaminated with MPV.

Additionally, vaccine appointments at the moment are available as much as 6 days per week at three CDPH STI Clinics across the cityby visiting getvaxchi.chicago.gov . To entry remaining available appointments this week, use the next codes:

  • Lakeview Clinic, use referral code f0969104
  • Austin Clinic, use referral code 2774ae3b
  • Roseland Clinic, use referral code fb1c220e

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