Residents can call the Public Health Call Center for more information on mpox, including general information, testing, treatment, and vaccines:
Open 7 days a week 8:00am – 8:30pm
IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE MPOX
Contact your healthcare provider if you have a new, unexplained rash that you think may be mpox (see symptoms below).
If you do not have a regular provider, call 2-1-1 for assistance. In addition, people that have developed a rash can access services at Public Health's Sexual Health Clinic.
Key symptom: Rash
SYMPTOMS OF MPOX
OTHER SYMPTOMS: FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS
Current Situation in LA County
Public Health is continuing to investigate and conduct contact tracing. For any close contact, Public Health will monitor and coordinate post-exposure prevention for close contacts, as needed.
The risk of mpox in the general population remains very low based on the information available.
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