Monkeypox: Communications Resources

Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious disease that is caused by the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is from the same family of viruses as the smallpox virus. It is also less severe and transmissible than smallpox.

Monkeypox can spread from infected humans, animals, and materials contaminated with the virus.

For more information visit, our Monkeypox and Monkeypox Information for Health Care Professionals webpages.

Fact sheets

Monkeypox Virus, P-03284

Monkeypox Virus, P-03284
Learn the basic information about monkeypox virus. Find out what causes the disease, the signs and symptoms, treatment options, and how to prevent it.

Monkeypox symptom monitoring

Monkeypox: Symptom Monitoring, P-03287
Use this form to record your signs and symptoms if you are exposed to monkeypox.

Monkeypox: What everyone needs to know to prevent the spread P03291

Monkeypox: What Everyone Needs to Know to Prevent the Spread, P-03291
Tips for how everyone, especially members of the LGBTQ+ community, can reduce their risk of monkeypox


Social media graphics

Monkeypox, what are the symptoms?

Monkeypox: What are the symptoms
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Monkeypox, how does it spread?

Monkeypox: How does it spread? 
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Monkeypox-how can it be prevented?

Monkeypox: How can it be prevented?
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Monkeypox vaccination, who is eligible in Wisconsin?

Monkeypox vaccination: Who is eligible in Wisconsin?
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Monkeypox, how to protect yourself at social gatherings

Monkeypox vaccination: How to protect yourself at social gatherings?
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Monkeypox: What to know if you are sexually active

Monkeypox vaccination: What to know if you are sexually active?
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Questions about monkeypox? Contact us! Phone: 608-267-9003 | Fax: 608-261-497

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Last Revised: August 8, 2022