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Division of Communicable Disease Control

Monkeypox (MPX)

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Check with your local health department (LHD) for more information on case reporting and treatment options available.

Information for Health Care Providers

Health care providers are recommended to follow CDC and CDPH's health advisories, including:

Case Definition, Diagnosis and Reporting

Help identify, test, and diagnose Monkeypox cases with the following resources.

Infection Control

Information for preparing for and completing laboratory testing for monkeypox.

Prevention and Management in Healthcare Settings

Know how to prevent the spread of monkeypox in your healthcare setting.


Find the best treatment option for your patients with the following resources. Verify with your local health department for more information on vaccine sites and administration. Visit the Monkeypox Vaccines page for more information on vaccines, including vaccine allocation.

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