Updated August 10 2022

What is Monkeypox?

Monkeypox is a rare contagious disease from the Monkeypox virus. Symptoms are like smallpox but milder and rarely fatal.

How does Monkeypox spread?

Skin-to-skin contact (including sex, hugging, and kissing), face-to-face contact, any direct contact with rash, scabs or fluids

What are the symptoms of Monkeypox?

  • Respiratory symptoms (sore throat, nasal congestion, cough)
  • Rash (most common symptom) 1-4 days after respiratory symptoms
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle Ache
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Exhaustion

What should I do if I suspect I have been exposed?

If you feel you have been exposed to Monkeypox or have symptoms listed above, please schedule a telehealth visit. The provider will evaluate your symptoms and determine if you need further testing or treatment.

To schedule a telehealth appointment online:

  • Please visit www.mytruehealth.org
  • Click on “Schedule Appointment”
  • Choose the True Health location closest to you

o Under “Patient Type” choose New or Existing

o Under Specialty choose “Family Medicine”

o Under Reason for Visit choose “Problem-Telehealth”

To schedule a telehealth appointment via phone:

• Please call our office at 407-322-8645

*Please do not enter a True Health location if you suspect you have been exposed to and/or have contracted Monkeypox. Please make a telehealth appointment. If you are unable to join a telehealth appointment, please call our office at 407-322-8645 for alternative options and await further instructions.