The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) issued a health update on July 21, 2022. This advisory shares important information about monkeypox.
- Tecovirimat is available for use in Los Angeles County for patients with severe monkeypox disease or who are at risk for severe disease.
- The eligibility criteria for monkeypox vaccination has been expanded to a larger group of high-risk persons.
- Commercial monkeypox testing options now include Quest, Labcorp, Aegis Sciences, and Sonic Healthcare USA.
- LAC DPH will be hosting a live webinar for healthcare providers this Friday, July 22 from 2-3pm; Event password: EyMi3jmcC23