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Alexandria Health Department Hosting Monkeypox Information Session

A microscopic view of the monkeyox virus (Photo: iStock.com/inkoly)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Alexandria Health Department, in collaboration with the City of Alexandria, will host a virtual information session on monkeypox on Wednesday, September 14, at 6:30 p.m. Public health officials will address important community concerns including how the virus is spread, common symptoms, vaccine eligibility and what the city is doing to keep residents and businesses well-informed. Monkeypox continues to be a rapidly evolving situation as cases in Northern Virginia, D.C., and Maryland increase.

Participants may register for the information session and submit questions in advance by visiting alexandriava.gov/Monkeypox.

To learn more about how to protect yourself against this illness or check your eligibility for a vaccine visit alexandriava.gov/Monkeypox or call 703.746.4988, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or email [email protected]

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