As part of the state’s ongoing response to the monkeypox outbreak, Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a State of Emergency to bolster the state’s vaccination efforts.
The current monkeypox situation is rapidly evolving and the information below will be updated as new information emerges. CDPH is closely monitoring monkeypox transmission in the U.S. and California to ensure rapid identification of cases. The risk of monkeypox to the public is currently low based on the information available. While monkeypox can infect anyone, many of the recent cases in 2022 have occurred among persons self-identifying as men who have sex with men (MSM).
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