CDC opening applications for Monkeypox Vaccine Equity Pilot Program

“Today, local, state, and territorial health departments, as well as tribal governments and local non-governmental organizations, can partner together and begin submitting requests to access monkeypox vaccine through the recently announced Monkeypox Vaccine Equity Pilot Program. This new pilot program is intended to reach populations that may face barriers to monkeypox vaccination, which may include differences in language, location of vaccination sites, vaccine hesitancy, mistrust of government, lack of access to on-line scheduling technology, accessibility/disability issues, immigration status, and stigma.”

The CDC has officially taken another step in the battle against the latest Monkeypox virus. To read the entire article, click the link below:

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2022/p0915-mpx-vaccine-equity.html