The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade announced Thursday afternoon that it is accepting appointments for the two-dose Jynneos vaccine.
Appointments are currently only available for certain high-risk populations. Among them are:
Laboratory personnel and selected health personnel at high risk for monkeypox.
Close contacts of monkeypox cases.
Immunocompromised MSM (men who have sex with men) with HIV (<200 CD4 white blood cells per ml³).
Other MSM with a recent history of a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
Health officials ask residents to schedule only one appointment. Clinic staff will schedule follow-up appointments for the second dose after patients receive the first vaccine.
Vaccines are now available broward county.
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