Columbus Public Health is working with community partners and local
healthcare providers to offer the vaccine to those most at risk.
Appointments - OPEN
Monkeypox vaccine registration is open. Register here or call 614-645-1519.
To receive a vaccine,
individuals must be an Ohio resident 18 or older AND meet one
of the following criteria:
- Anyone who identifies as:
- A gay man
- A bisexual man
- A pansexual man
- A queer man
- A man who has sex with men (MSM)
- Gender non-conforming
• Is a sex worker
• Provides sex in exchange for goods
• Engages in transactional sex
• Participates in anonymous sex
• Has multiple sex partners
• Had skin-to-skin or intimate contact
with someone with suspected or
confirmed monkeypox, including
those who have not yet been
confirmed by Public Health experts.
Register online here or call 614-645-1519.
appointments are for the JYNNEOS vaccine, a two-dose series given 28 days
apart. Second dose appointments will be scheduled at your first appointment. Columbus Public Health is following FDA
guidance related to dosing and intradermal (just under the skin) vaccination.
you have previously been diagnosed with monkeypox, you are not eligible to
receive a vaccine.
It is recommended to wait four weeks in between receiving the monkeypox vaccine and the COVID-19 vaccine.
Public Health is not offering a wait list at this time.
What you need to know about monkeypox
Monkeypox frequently asked questions
About Monkeypox Vaccines: