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Monkeypox (MPX): What You Need to Know

University of South Carolina leadership has remained in contact with local public health and infectious disease experts to prepare for the possibility of Monkeypox cases on campus.  Steps to prepare include reviewing updates from South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) representatives, educating of medical providers, creating protocols for testing if needed, disseminating campus messaging, preping campus partners and affirming appropiate cleaning and sanitization continue.  

If you are concerned that you may have Monkeypox or have had close contact with someone with Monkeypox,  please make an appointment through MyHealthSpace to see a healthcare provider. 

Learn more about:

Signs and symptoms of Monkeypox

Prevention of Monkeypox

Monkeypox Frequently asked questions

Monkeypox Vaccination- Call SC DHEC CareLine at (855) 472-3432 to find out if you are eligible to schedule a vaccination appointment.

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