Mpox Vaccine Eligible Individuals Include:
- A person who has had close contact with someone diagnosed with mpox in the last 14 days. This includes close skin-to-skin contact, sexual contact, or kissing.
- A person who may have been exposed to the mpox virus in the community within the last 14 days by:
- Having multiple sexual partners in the recent weeks OR
- Attending an event or venue where sexual contact occurred with one or more partners (e.g., bathhouse, sex party, sex clubs.)
- A male or a transgender woman with multiple or anonymous sexual partners in the past 21 days.
- A person taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV.
- A person diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection including HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia, or syphilis in the last 12 months.
- A healthcare worker or member of a response team with high-risk exposure to mpox.
- A person handling mpox specimens in a clinical or research lab.
Anyone who believes they are a close contact with a mpox case should reach out to their health care provider. Those without a health care provider may call APH’s Equity Line at 512-972-5560 for information.
Mpox Vaccine Information:
- Austin-Travis County’s supply of the JYNNEOS mpox vaccine is currently limited.
- APH is currently prioritizing available vaccines for people who are at high risk, following the required criteria of DSHS and CDC.
Complete the mpox vaccine eligibility verification form here to schedule an appointment online.
Find a mpox vaccine provider.
Call APH at 512-972-5520 to schedule your first or second mpox vaccination appointment.