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Mpox in Wisconsin

Mpox is a rare but potentially serious disease that is caused by the mpox virus. Mpox virus is from the same family of viruses as the smallpox virus. Mpox virus is usually found in Central and West Africa and normally does not spread in the United States. However, occasional outbreaks of mpox can occur in the United States.

General information

Find general information and resources on mpox.

For health professionals

Check out this page if you are a health care provider.


Mpox vaccine

Learn more about mpox vaccination.


Learn more about mpox cases and vaccine administration in Wisconsin

Communication resources

See a collection of fact sheets and social media graphics on mpox.


Questions about mpox? Contact us! Phone: 608-267-9003 | Fax: 608-261-497

Wisconsin Local Health DepartmentsRegional officesTribal agencies


Last revised October 18, 2023