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Monkeypox Vaccines Available at Wellness Home on Halsted

Monkeypox Vaccines Available at Wellness Home on Halsted

Wellness Home on Halsted is participating in an important initiative with the City of Chicago to provide vaccines for Monkeypox. Please continue reading to see if you may have been exposed. Symptoms of Monkeypox include: Fever, Headache. Muscle aches and back aches, Swollen lymph nodes, Chills and Exhaustion. Additionally, a rash that can look like pimples or blisters that appears on the face, inside the mouth, and on other parts of the body, like the hands, feet, chest, genitals or anus. Individuals at risk of having contracted Monkeypox include: People with known exposure to Monkeypox; Individuals that attended a sex party, bathhouse, or similar event; Sex workers, OR Individuals that have had 2 or more sexual partners in the last 14 days. If you fit into any of the above categories, we urge you to consider receiving the Monkeypox vaccine at our Wellness Home location in Bridgeport at 3416 S Halsted Street. For more information please call 773-823-9434 or email a.mitchell@wellnesshome.org .

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