Mpox (Formerly Monkeypox)

Latest Updates

**Clinical Trial Open**

UCSD Participating in National Institute of Health (NIH)
Study of Tecovirimat for Human Monkeypox Virus 

You may be eligible to join a NIH clinical study of the drug tecovirimat (TPOX). To learn more about this study including eligibility requirements, visit this website UCSD Monkeypox Trial → Tecovirimat for Human Monkeypox Virus.

Transmission, symptoms, treatment, exposure, prevention, and frequently asked questions (FAQs)


Vaccine information and summary


Vaccine information and summary


Action items and resources

MPOX Vaccine

Get your Mpox vaccine from a provider near you. Contact your healthcare provider or visit to schedule an appointment for your no-cost vaccine.


Town halls and telebriefings

FAQs, flyers, and social media

Multiple languages available


Text COSD MPOX to 468-311.

Get text updates about mpox from the County. Text COSD MPOX to 468-311. (Phone users: tap to create the message)


For more information, contact the Epidemiology Unit at (619) 692-8499 or send us an e-mail.