Monkeypox Vaccine Arrives at Central Outreach in Erie
Central Outreach Wellness Center in Erie received 15 doses of the monkeypox vaccine JYNNEOS on Monday, it announced.
Only people who have had skin-on-skin or face-to-face contact with someone who is infected can be vaccinated at this time.
No insurance is required for vaccination.
JYNNEOS is 85% effective in preventing monkeypox.
The antiviral tecovirimat (TPOXX) is also available for anyone who is infected.
Central Outreach is located at 3104 State St. in Erie.