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LAC DPH Health Update: Monkeypox Updates Including Provider Webinar July 22

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.

Key Updates

  • 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

Read the full LAC DPH Health Update: Monkeypox Updates Including Provider Webinar July 22.