Monkeypox Vaccination Centers in Los Angeles – NBC Los Angeles

With the health emergency declaration Because of the monkeypox cases in Los Angeles County, several vaccination centers have been set up.

The Los Angeles County Health Department has enabled pop-up centers so that people at risk of infection can receive the Jynneos vaccine dose, the most recent was in West Hollywood reported Tuesday.

“The criteria is being expanded to include additional residents at high risk of exposure to monkeypox. It is also available to gay or bisexual men and transgender people over the age of 18,” the county Health Department said in a statement.

According to the Department of Health, it is prioritizing to offer the vaccine if a person has had multiple sexual or anonymous partners in the last 14 days, “including engaging in transactional and/or survival sex.”

In addition, they are including immunocompromised residents, including “with advanced or uncontrolled HIV.”


Some of the emerging vacu centersNation authorized by the Department of Health are the following:

  • South Los Angeles: Ted Watkins Memorial Park. Located at 1335 E 103rd St Los Angeles, CA 90002. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • East Los Angeles: Obregon Park. Located at 4021 E. 1st St. Los Angeles, CA 90063. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • West Hollywood Community Library. Located at 647 N. San Vicente Boulevard, available by appointment only from 9:00am to 6:00pm.
  • San Fernando Valley: Balboa Sports Complex. Located at 17015 Burbank Blvd Encino, CA 91316. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00am to 6:00pm.
  • Market street center. Address: 22900 Market St. Santa Clarita, CA 91321 Open Wednesday through Sunday from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

People who meet the criteria to be vaccinated must register in this link to receive notification from County Public Health.

In Los Angeles County, 400 cases of monkeypox were registered as of Monday, which is why a state of health emergency was declared.

The virus has even spread to populations that were not identified as initially at risk, such as children.

This Tuesday in the city of Long Beach it was reported that a minor could be infected with the virus.

California is the second state in the US with the highest infection rate, with 824 cases. Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Monday.

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