Mpox | Guidance/Resources | Provider Information
Testing for Mpox
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 -
Antivirals, including tecovirimat (TPOXX), are available upon request for patients with severe disease or who are at risk of developing severe disease.
Please see the DPH mpox antivirals page for more information on who should receive antivirals and how to request them for your facility or patient.
Vaccine information and Scheduling (PEP and PrEP)
For more information for healthcare providers on vaccines available for mpox and their use, please see the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/clinicians/vaccines/index.html
Jynneos is available in Georgia to those who meet eligibility requirements, to find a vaccine and register for an appointment, please follow this link: https://gta-vras.powerappsportals.us/en-US/
Helpful Links and Resources
- Infection prevention in healthcare settings: https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/clinicians/infection-control-healthcare.htm
- Information for Healthcare Professionals: https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/clinicians/index.html
- 2022 Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity CDC calls, including updates about mpox diagnosis and treatment: https://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/2022/index.asp