Chicago monkeypox vaccine: CDPH offering MPV vaccines at several clinics across city this weekend

Chicago monkeypox vaccine: CDPH offering MPV vaccines at several clinics across city this weekend

CHICAGO (TOC) — The Chicago Division of Public Well being is providing monkeypox vaccines at a number of clinics throughout town this weekend.

CDPH introduced Wednesday that greater than 2,000 appointments can be found for the Jynneos vaccine at a number of areas. Appointments are required.

Observe: The video within the participant above is from a earlier report.

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Saturday, August 13 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. )

Kennedy King Faculty

6301 S. Halsted St.

Join an appointment right here: occasions.juvare.com/IL-IDPH/nktvn/ and use the voucher code 813MPV

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Malcolm X Faculty

1900 W. Jackson Blvd.

Join an appointment right here: occasions.juvare.com/IL-IDPH/xudqs/ and use the voucher code 813MPV

Sunday, August 14

RUSH and UIC on the Faculty of Nursing

845 S. Damen Ave., Chicago, 60612

For Illinois residents. Register at uicort.setmore.com.

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CDPH says that eligibility for the MPV (monkeypox virus) vaccination could change over time, however at the moment shut contacts (e.g., family members with shut bodily contact or intimate companions) of somebody identified with MPV are prioritized for vaccination no matter intercourse, gender, or sexual orientation.

As well as, MPV vaccine is obtainable to homosexual or bisexual males and transgender individuals 18 years of age and older who’ve had a number of or nameless intercourse companions, or intercourse at a social or sexual venue, or intercourse in alternate for cash or items, AND haven’t beforehand been contaminated with MPV.

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The vaccine is just not at the moment really useful for most of the people, together with (cis or trans) males who’ve intercourse with males with out the extra standards.

Moreover, MPV vaccine appointments are actually out there as much as six days per week at three CDPH clinics across the metropolis by visiting getvaxchi.chicago.gov.

To entry remaining out there 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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