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  • 07/26/22 Health Advisory: Monkeypox Update

    07/26/22 Health Advisory: Monkeypox Update

    We continue to monitor the monkeypox outbreak in Washington and the United States. Report possible monkeypox cases immediately upon suspicion, as Washington State Department of Health (DOH) requires. Call . We will help you complete an intake form and review exposure guidelines to evaluate close contacts. Monkeypox is rare and not often seen in the United States. It can cause a rash 07/26/22 Health Advisory: Monkeypox Update

  • 06/24/22 Health Advisory: Updated Monkeypox Guidance

    06/24/22 Health Advisory: Updated Monkeypox Guidance

    Requested actions Immediately report suspected monkeypox cases to Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. Call (253) 649‑1412. Consider submitting a suspect monkeypox intake form to help us determine whether to test for monkeypox. Be aware, recent confirmed cases of monkeypox in the United States differ from the classic monkeypox presentation of previous outbreaks. To date, all United States 06/24/22 Health Advisory: Updated Monkeypox Guidance