CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) – The Cuyahoga County Board of Health is warning residents about an mpox, previously known as monkeypox, outbreak.

County officials say nine cases, six in the department’s jurisdiction and three reported by the Cleveland Department of Public Health, have been reported since February.

The cases range in age from 17- to 44-years-old.

County officials say those who believe they may have been directly exposed to mpox are advised to get tested as soon as possible.

Any provider seeing a patient with lesions and/or a rash should be tested for mpox, according to county officials.

The board of health says diagnostic testing and Jynneos mpox vaccine are available from local medical providers and clinics.

In Parma at 5550 Venture Drive and in Warrensville Heights at 4200 Warrensville Center Road, Suite 344.

Call 216.201.2041 or email [email protected] to connect with one of our nurses and make an appointment.

Visit www.ccbh.net for more mpox information.



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