Mpox Resources


Mpox Vaccines

Available at our Drive Thru events! call 405-419-4200 for more information to regarding dates and times. Drive Thru events are held at the North Annex Building, 2720 NE 63rd St., OKC, OK, 73111

Got the First Dose?
Nervous about round two?
Ask for your second dose subcutaneously!*

*Subcutaneous vaccination may reduce discomfort and discoloration at the injection site.

Frequently Asked Questions


Before coming to our clinic for adult vaccinations, please call one of our clinic locations to ensure that your specific vaccination is available. If the vaccination is not available, we will be able to refer you to places that do offer your specific vaccine(s).

What should I do if I think I have Mpox?

If you think you have Mpox, contact the OCCHD Epi-on-Call at 405-425-4437 for a free confidential consultation, or your healthcare provider for advice, testing and medical care. Self-isolate away from others to protect them from infection. Cover all possible blisters (e.g., wearing clothing over the rash).

What are the symptoms of Mpox?

Mpox may cause fever and swollen lymph nodes. Headache, muscle ad backache, chills and exhaustion can also be present. A painful rash develops and goes through several stages including fluid and pus-filled blisters that eventually get crusty, scab over and fall off.

What is my Mpox vaccine eligibility?

Vaccine Eligibility Criteria

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Vaccination after known or presumed exposure to Mpox.
• Skin-to-skin contact with a person diagnosed with monkeypox.
• Sex or other skin-to-skin contact at an event/venue in which monkeypox cases have been linked.

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Expanded Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP++)
Vaccination prior to or after possible exposure to monkeypox.
• Anyone who identifies as a gay or bisexual man, man who has sex with men, or transgender person and has engaged in the following within the past 14 days or plans to engage in these activities in the near future:
• Sex with two or more partners.
• Sex at a commercial sex venue.
• Sex in association with an event or venue. • Sex in a geographical area where monkeypox is circulating in the community at high levels.

What should I do if I am in contact with a confirmed case of Mpox?

Close contact to someone who has Mpox may be eligible for post-exposure vaccination to prevent illness. For close contact consultation, call the OCCHD Epi-on-Call at 405-425-4437. Monitor yourself for symptoms for 21 days from exposure. If symptoms develop, self-isolate away from others and contact the OCCHD Epi-on-Call or your healthcare provider for advice and testing.

How can I lower my risk of exposure?

Mpox is passed through close physical contact. To reduce your risk:

  • Wash hands regularly
  • Reduce clsoe contact with strangers
  • Have conversations with your partners and in your social circles
  • Limit contact with people experiencing symptoms