Mpox

General Information 

  • Please click here         to visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's (CDPHE) website for the most up to date information about mpox in Colorado. 

Vaccine Information

  • Some people who have recently been exposed to mpox, or at high risk for exposure, should get a free vaccine called Jynneos. The FDA has fully approved this vaccine. 
  • Please call us at (970) 870-5341 to schedule an appointment or for more information about the vaccine. 
  • Getting vaccinated lowers your chance of getting mpox if you may have been exposed. The sooner an exposed person gets the vaccine, the better. The vaccine can also reduce the severity of your symptoms if you do get sick later on. People who already have symptoms of mpox (fever, rash, etc.) should not get vaccinated. 
  • The mpox vaccine is free for those who qualify. No ID or insurance is needed to get vaccinated. 

Who should get vaccinated:

  • Public health recommends vaccination for: 
    • Anyone who has had close physical contact with someone who has mpox in the last 14 days. 
    • Anyone who: 
      • Has multiple or anonymous sexual partners, or 
      • Has close physical contact with other people in a venue where anonymous or group sex may occur, or 
      • Was diagnosed with gonorrhea or syphilis in the past six months, or 
      • Is living with HIV, or 
      • Is immunocompromised and anticipates potential mpox exposure, or 
      • Already uses or is eligible for HIV PrEP (medication to prevent HIV, e.g. Truvada or Descovy or Apretude), or 
      • Has sex in exchange for money, shelter, food and other goods or needs. 
    • Anyone identified by public health as a known high-risk contact of someone who has mpox. 
    • Anyone whose sexual partner identifies with any of the above scenarios. 
    • Anyone who anticipates experiencing any of the above scenarios.
  • If you have questions about whether vaccination is right for you, talking with a health care provider can help you learn more. A conversation with a health care provider is not required to get vaccinated against mpox.