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Mpox Vaccination

The Mpox Vaccine is available in limited quantities at Columbus Public HealthEquitas Health and Central Outreach. Most providers offer appointments on a week by week basis, so it may be necessary to regularly check their websites for availability.

Vaccination Type

  • The JYNNEOS vaccine is approved for prevention of smallpox and mpox. It is the primary vaccine being used in the U.S. during this outbreak.
  • The JYNNEOS vaccine is given as a two-dose series. The two doses should be given 28 days apart.
  • CDC recommends getting both doses of JYNNEOS vaccine. The level of protection provided by only one dose is not known.
  • You are considered vaccinated against mpox 14 days after you receive your second vaccine dose.
  • See more information at JYNNEOS Vaccine | Mpox | Poxvirus | CDC


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Mpox Vaccination Basics | Mpox | Poxvirus | CDC