Monkeypox vaccine available in SJC, limited to those with direct exposure
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The St. Joseph County Health Department has a limited supply of a vaccine to prevent monkeypox.
The Jynneos vaccine is available to Indiana residents who have been exposed through prolonged, close, intimate contact to another person who had a confirmed case of monkeypox.
Potential recipients of the vaccine can only receive it within four days of exposure.
Those who are eligible for a monkeypox vaccine can reach out to the St. Joseph County Department of Health Immunization Clinic at (574) 245-6776.
Individuals with symptoms of monkeypox should contact their primary care provider or visit an urgent care center for services.
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