St. Joseph County has limited supply of monkeypox vaccine

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- The St. Joseph County Department of Health has a limited supply of the post-exposure vaccine for monkeypox. The vaccine is available to those who have been exposed through prolonged, close, intimate contact to a confirmed monkeypox infection within 4 days.

The vaccine cannot be used for pre-exposure prevention.

Those who are exposed and qualify for the vaccine can call the St. Joseph County Department of Health Immunization Clinic at (574) 245-6776 during business hours - Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. or after-hours call (574) 252-9771 to set up an appointment.

Individuals with symptoms of monkeypox should contact their primary care provider or visit an urgent care center for services

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