Mpox Information for Providers

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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 -

Medical Countermeasures

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:

Jynneos is available in Georgia to those who meet eligibility requirements, to find a vaccine and register for an appointment, please follow this link:

Helpful Links and Resources

Mpox for EMS Workers

Communication to Providers