Monkeypox Information for Providers

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Testing for Monkeypox

Information on commercial testing can be found here, please work directly with your commercial laboratory for the most up-to-date information on specimen requirements and turn-around times 

Information on testing at the Georgia Public Health Laboratory can be found here -


Medical Countermeasures

Antivirals are available upon request for patients with severe disease or who are at risk of developing severe disease. Current guidance on the use of tecovirimat is available here:

Providers can contact [email protected] to request tecovirimat. Please include the provider’s phone number and email contact information.

Vaccine information (PEP and PrEP)


Helpful Links and Resources

Monkeypox for EMS Workers

Communication to Providers