Federal Resources About Mpox
Content From: HIV.gov•Updated: February 10, 2023•3 min read
Across the federal government, agencies are working to address the intersection between mpox and HIV. Find federal resources on mpox and HIV targeting consumers, clinicians, grantees, and other audiences.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- CDC.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox—This site provides the latest public health information on mpox for the general public and health care professionals.
- CDC Monkeypox Fact Sheets—This page provides consumer fact sheets with information on how to prevent and treat mpox. Topics include mpox and safer sex, social gatherings, and teens and young adults, among others.
- CDC Toolkits for Community, Work and School—This site provides toolkits and information to communicate about mpox to specific audiences and settings.
- Characteristics of JYNNEOS Vaccine Recipients Before and During a Large Multiday LGBTQIA+ Festival—This report describes how mpox vaccine equity can be improved and health disparities reduced using community engagement activities primarily targeting racial and ethnic minorities. The community events described in the report were conducted during the 2022 Southern Decadence festival in Louisiana. Between August 9 and September 4, 6,854 vaccine doses were administered.
- Monkeypox Vaccine Equity Toolkit—This resource provides strategies, actions, and resources to increase vaccination among populations most affected by mpox but less likely to be vaccinated.
- Reduced Risk for Mpox After Receipt of 1 or 2 Doses of JYNNEOS Vaccine Compared with Risk Among Unvaccinated Persons-43 U.S. Jurisdictions, July 31-October 1, 2022—This report presents data showing that for every 1 illness among people who were fully vaccinated with 2 doses, there were 10 illnesses among people who were unvaccinated. People eligible for mpox vaccination should get vaccinated as soon as possible.
- Receipt of First and Second Doses of JYNNEOS Vaccine for Prevention of Monkeypox—This report provides demographic characteristics of the 931,155 JYNNEOS vaccine doses administered in the U.S. through October 10, 2022. The data shows progress has been made in increasing mpox vaccination among people from racial and ethnic minority groups.
- Severe Monkeypox in Hospitalized Patients – U.S. 2022—This report describes severe manifestations of mpox infection observed by CDC between August and October 2022 among 57 hospitalized patients in the U.S., many of whom are immunocompromised persons, including people with HIV who are not in HIV care.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
- HRSA HAB Monkeypox Information—From HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau, this page offers links to current mpox resources specifically for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, subrecipients, and stakeholders.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
- Dear Colleague Letter: Use of Grant Resources for Monkeypox-related Activities—This letter to the agency’s HIV grantees and others clarifies that grantees may use SAMHSA grant resources, including funds or staff, for mpox-related activities conducted in conjunction with SAMHSA-supported activities.
- Feeling Stressed or Anxious About the Monkeypox Outbreak?—This blog post provides tips to reduce stress and anxiety for those worried about mpox.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- Health Crisis Response Tools and ResourcesExit Disclaimer—This page provides links to mpox resources for HUD-funded homeless service providers and community partners.