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Outbreak 2022 Information and Resources

Mpox Healthcare Providers

Kentucky Public Health. Prevent. Promote. Protect.

​In support of the Nov. 28, 2022 recommendation by the World Health Organization , U.S. Health and Human Services and CDC, KDPH will adopt mpox as the term used to refer to monkeypox disease. ​

​​​​​​Information for healthcare providers

Clinicians should be alert to patients presenting with a characteristic rash or meeting any of the epidemiologic criteria with a high clinical suspicion for mpox.

Clinicians should complete the EPID 200 form​ to notify the local or state health department of thesamples being sent and alert local infection control department that this is a concern for mpox.​

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