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Mpox: Communications Resources

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. It is also less severe and transmissible than smallpox.

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

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

A virtual town hall for the public about mpox.

Fact sheets


Monkeypox Virus, P-03284

Mpox Virus, P-03284
Learn the basic information about mpox virus. Find out what causes the disease, the signs and symptoms, treatment options, and how to prevent it.
English | Chinese | Hindi | Hmong | Somali | Spanish


Monkeypox symptom monitoring

Mpox: Symptom Monitoring, P-03287
Use this form to record your signs and symptoms if you are exposed to mpox.
English | Chinese | Hindi | Hmong | Somali | Spanish

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

Mpox: 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 mpox
English | Chinese | Hindi | Hmong | Somali | Spanish


Monkeypox: What college students need to know


Mpox: What College Students Need to Know, P-03301
Learn how to protect yourself against mpox if you attend college or university.
English | Chinese | Hindi | Hmong | Somali | Spanish


Mpox Toolkit for School and Early Care and Education Programs: P-03318
K-12 school and ECE program administrators are encouraged to use this resource to communicate about mpox and how students and staff can protect themselves.

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

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Last revised May 3, 2023