Mpox Educational Materials

Page last updated 5/15/2024.

See below, or click the following links, for mpox FAQs, flyers, social media, and other educational resources.

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Text COSD MPOX to 468-311.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Mpox YouTube Video

Ask the Doctors: Mpox YouTube—Our doctors answer commonly asked questions about Mpox to help you stay safe this summer. 

General Information

General mpox flyer

General Mpox Flyer Version 1

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

General mpox flyer version 2

General Mpox Flyer Version 2

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Signs and Symptoms

Monkeypox Be Aware

Be Aware and Know the Signs

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Know the signs of mpox

Know the Signs of Mpox

English | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Lower Your Risk/Prevention

Lower your risk for mpox

Lower Your Risk

English | Español (Spanish) | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Safer Sex and Mpox

Safer Sex and Mpox

English | Español (Spanish) |  معلومات باللغة العربية  (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Inside the jynneos vaccine

Inside the Jynneos Vaccine

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

JYNNEOSTM Intradermal vs. Subcutaneous Vaccination

JYNNEOSTM Intradermal vs. Subcutaneous Vaccination

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

If Exposed or Sick

Exposed to mpox

Exposed to Mpox

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

If you are sick

If You Are Sick

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Cleaning and disinfecting after mpox

Cleaning and Disinfecting After Mpox

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

For clinicians: what do you do if you suspect mpox

For Clinicians: What Do You Do If You Suspect Mpox

English | Español (Spanish)

For patients: what do you do if you are sick with mpox

For Patients: What To Do If You Are Sick With Mpox

English | معلومات باللغة العربية (Arabic) | 中文信息 (Chinese) | فارسی (Farsi) | 한국어 정보 (Korean) | Macluumaad Af-Soomaali ah (Somali) | Español (Spanish) | Impormasyon sa Tagalog (Tagalog) | Thông Tin Bằng Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Social Media

Social Media

General

general

Suggested Messaging

Mpox is a viral disease that can make you sick. The virus is more often spread through close, skin-to-skin contact. If you think you have an mpox-like rash and want to get tested, please contact your healthcare provider. If you do not have a healthcare provider, call 2-1-1 San Diego for information.

For updates, text COSD MPOX to 468-311. For resources, visit: SanDiegoCounty.gov/mpox

Signs and Symptoms

Be Aware—social media deck

be aware

Suggested Messaging

Be aware and know the signs to protect yourself and others. While mpox can infect anyone, many of the recent cases have occurred among persons self-identifying as men to what sex with men (MSM).

For updates, text COSD MPOX to 468-311. For resources, visit: SanDiegoCounty.gov/mpox

Lower Your Risk/Prevention

Mpox It Takes 2

Suggested Messaging

If you haven’t gotten your second dose of the mpox vaccine yet, it’s not too late to get it. Getting both doses makes getting and spreading mpox less likely. Getting vaccinated may also help make the symptoms less severe if you do get mpox. 

For updates, text COSD MPOX to 468-311. For resources, visit: SanDiegoCounty.gov/mpox

Getting Your Second Dose Vaccine—social media deck

Jynneos

Suggested Messaging 
English | Español (Spanish)

The Jynneos vaccine is given as a 2-dose vaccine. Getting your 2nd vaccine means you are considered fully vaccinated, protected against infection or severe illness from mpox, and less likely to spread mpox to others. Individuals can book an appointment to get their 2nd dose of the JYNNEOS vaccine at www.MyTurn.ca.gov or through their healthcare provider. 

For updates, text COSD MPOX to 468-311. For resources, visit: SanDiegoCounty.gov/mpox

Mpox-Vaccine
Get Your No-Cost Mpox Vaccine
Mpox It Takes 2

Suggested Messaging

The Jynneos vaccine is given as a 2-dose vaccine. Getting your 2nd vaccine means you are considered fully vaccinated, protected against infection or severe illness from mpox, and less likely to spread mpox to others. Individuals can book an appointment to get their 2nd dose of the JYNNEOS vaccine at www.MyTurn.ca.gov or through their healthcare provider. 

For updates, text COSD MPOX to 468-311. For resources, visit: SanDiegoCounty.gov/mpox

Presentations

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