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Appointment Links

For Monkeypox vaccine appointments at both the Northwell Health and Stony Brook Medicine Clinics, please click here:

Monkeypox Vaccination Resources

Please continue to check back for additional vaccine appointments.

As more vaccine become available, we will provide a link to register for additional vaccine appointments.

Appointments are required for all clinics.

New York State eligibility includes:

  • Individuals with recent exposure to monkeypox within the past 14 days.
  • Those at high risk of a recent exposure to monkeypox, including members of the gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender non-conforming community and other communities of men who have sex with men and who have engaged in intimate or skin-to-skin contact with others in the past 14 days areas where monkeypox is spreading.
  • Individuals who have had skin-to-skin contact with someone in a social network experiencing monkeypox activity, including men who have sex with men who meet partners through an online website, digital application (“app”), or social event, such as a bar or party.

NYS Health Department: Monkeypox Info

Center for Disease Control: Monkeypox info

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Monkeypox?

Monkeypox is a rare, viral infection that does not usually cause serious illness. However, it can result in hospitalization or death.

What are the symptoms of monkeypox?

  • Rashes, bumps, or blisters that may appear on or around the genitals or in other areas such as your hands, feet, chest, or face. These may be similar in appearance to common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other common skin ailments like poison ivy.
  • Flu-like symptoms, such as fever, headache, muscle aches, chills, and fatigue. These symptoms may occur before or after the rash appears, or not at all.

How does monkeypox spread?

Monkeypox is spread through close, physical contact between individuals. This includes:

  • Direct contact with monkeypox sores or rashes on an individual who has monkeypox.
  • Respiratory droplets or oral fluids from someone with monkeypox, particularly for those who have close contact with someone or are around them for a long period of time.
  • It can also be spread through contact with objects or fabrics (e.g., clothing, bedding, towels) that have been used by someone with monkeypox.

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