Monkeypox is a viral disease that can be spread between people and certain animals. The monkeypox virus is a part of the same family of viruses as the virus that causes smallpox. Symptoms include fever, heaache, muscle aches, chills, swollen lymph nodes and rash.
Based on the information about monkeypox in Delaware available at this time, the risk to the public appears low.
Westside is now testing patients for Monkeypox.
- If you think you have monkeypox or have had close personal contact with someone who has monkeypox, consider taking precautions and get tested.
Vaccines (Limited supply)
Westside has a limited supply of monkeypox vaccine to give by appointment only. Please complete this form and we will call you to schedule an appointment for your vaccine.
- Those who are at the highest risk for monkeypox exposure will get priority appointments for the vaccine.
- The monkeypox vaccine at Westside will be by appointment only.