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Monkeypox Information

MPox Information


MPox Vaccine Screening Tool

Supply of monkeypox vaccine remains limited in Kentucky due to the low number of cases within the state. Lincoln Trail District Health Department has become a central vaccination site for those who meet eligibility requirements.

Who can get vaccinated?

  • Anyone who reports any of the following:
    • Close contact to someone with known or suspected monkeypox virus (direct skin-to-skin contact or other close contact)
    • Diagnosis of HIV
    • Diagnosis of chlamydia, gonorrhea, or early syphilis, within the prior 12 months.
    • Receiving medications to prevent HIV infection (PrEP)
    • Exchanging sex for money or non-monetary items
    • Attending an event/venue where there was a high risk of exposure to an individual(s) with monkeypox virus through skin-to-skin or sexual contact.
  • Gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men, or transgender people who are sexually active.
  • Laboratory workers who routinely perform monkeypox or orthopox virus testing.
  • Healthcare professionals who have had high-risk occupational exposure without using recommended personal protective equipment in the past 14 days.
  • Individuals who, on a case-by-case basis, are determined at high risk for contracting monkeypox.

If you think you are eligible to receive a monkeypox vaccine, call the Lincoln Trail District Health Department at 270-982-7132 to schedule an appointment for vaccination.


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108 New Glendale Road, Elizabethtown, KY