Harris County Public Health and Houston Health Department answers questions about the spread of monkeypox in our area
Houston area health authorities Dr. Ericka Brown from the Harris County Public Health (HCPH) and Dr. David Persse from the Houston Health Department (HHD), hosted a virtual Q&A about monkeypox on Thursday.
Child under 2 years old tests presumptive positive for monkeypox in Harris County, Judge Hidalgo says
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, along with the county and city health departments, and other medical community leaders, will provide a public health update Tuesday on the regional response to monkeypox and current vaccination efforts.
Monkeypox vaccinations: Houston Health Department to begin intradermal vaccinations Tuesday
The Houston Health Department on Tuesday will switch to intradermal monkeypox vaccinations, an injection just under the skin, and expand eligibility criteria to the estimated 26,000 people living with HIV in Houston and Harris County, officials said in a news release.
Hays County confirms first two monkeypox cases
Hays County reported its first monkeypox cases. The Hays County Local Health Department reported two confirmed monkeypox cases on Friday.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Breaking News, News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Judge Hidalgo, Mayor Turner call growing number of monkeypox cases ‘public health emergency’ for Houston area, ask for more vaccinations
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner held a joint news conference Monday to discuss the growing number of monkeypox cases across the Houston area.
Health and Human Services orders 2.5 million more doses of vaccine for monkeypox preparedness
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday ordered an additional 2.5 million doses of Bavarian Nordic’s JYNNEOS, an FDA-licensed vaccine indicated for prevention of smallpox and monkeypox, for use in responding to current or future monkeypox outbreaks and as part of U.S. smallpox preparedness.