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    NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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The North Georgia Health District will include the most up to date information here on Monkeypox from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to answer questions such as what is Monkeypox? Who is at risk? How does it spread? What are the symptoms? And, how can we protect against it? We will add more information as it becomes available. All the latest updates are posted on the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/about.html

Latest Updates from the CDC

2022 U.S. Monkeypox Cases
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Click to view and download this CDC Monkeypox fact sheet in English
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  • CDC is tracking multiple cases of monkeypox that have been reported in several countries that don’t normally report monkeypox, including the United States.
  • CDC is urging healthcare providers in the U.S. to be alert for patients who have rash illnesses consistent with monkeypox.
  • CDC is working with state and local health officials to identify people who may have been in contact with individuals who have tested positive for monkeypox, so they can monitor their health.
  • Monkeypox is rare and does not spread easily between people without close contact. The threat of monkeypox to the general U.S. population remains LOW.