Monkeypox (MPX)

City of Cleveland - Department of Public Health - Monkeypox Information

The Cleveland Department of Public Health is working with the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a single case of monkeypox virus infection in a Cleveland resident. Monkeypox is a viral illness that typically can cause flu-like illness and swelling of the lymph nodes and progresses to a rash on the face and body. Most infections last 2-to-4 weeks. It typically takes between 1 and 2 weeks after exposure to exhibit symptoms from the monkeypox virus, but it could take as long as 3 weeks. The virus typically resolves within 2-4 weeks. If you are experiencing symptoms or have concerns, please contact your primary care provider. Please also visit the information provided on this website including and informational page, FAQ's for patients as well as FAQ's for clinicians.

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Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH)

2nd and 3rd Floors
75 Erieview Plaza
Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: (216) 664-2300
Fax: (216) 664-2197