11/27/2022 – New Cases down, Mpox,What’s next?

By | December 5, 2022

Vaccination Locator: Looking for the JYNNEOS vaccination go to our Mplspox.com/vaccinate-locator. World Health Organization Changes the Monkeypox Name: Monkeypox is will now be referred to as: MPOX. Click here for vaccination locations. (https://www.cnn.com/2022/11/28/health/monkeypox-renamed-mpox/index.html)(https://www.politico.com/news/2022/11/22/who-monkeypox-mpox-rename-00070614) Newly Reported Cases are Down: According to the Minnesota Department of Health, we had 29 days without a confirmed case of Mpox.… Read More »

Friday, November 4, 2022 – New phase of MPX

By | November 4, 2022

Minnesota is seeing a reduction in the number of new cases of MPX in the state. There were 11 new cases in the last ten days. Compared to Sept 17-27, 2021 with 19 new cases, or August 16-26 with 34 new cases. The future of MPX in the United States in cases is slowing with… Read More »

10/12/2022 – Update – Vaccinations and Testing

By | October 12, 2022

MPLSpox/Fairview MINI Vaccination Clinic @ Columbia Heights Pride Fest On Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 MPLSpox and Fairview MINI vaccination team vaccinated 23 for the Flu and 10 JYNNEOS used to vaccinate against MPX. Use the vaccination calculator to see when you should schedule your second JYNNOS. When you’re ready to book your appointment we’ll have… Read More »

Update – 9/23/2022

By | September 30, 2022

Vaccination Clinics, Venmo Donations, Feedback From Community Forum by Derek Johnson-Dean Zoom Community Forum: Sorting Myths from Facts Thank you to everyone who called in to the Minneapolis MPX Taskforce’s Community Forum: Sorting Myths from Facts, last Wednesday. We had a total of 51 RSVPS, and the call-in count at its peak was 28 callers.… Read More »

September 17, 2022 – Update

By | September 8, 2022

By Derek Johnson-Dean, Executive Director, Minneapolis MPX Taskforce (MPLSpox) Vaccination Policy Change at Red Door, St. Cloud Pride, Community Forum Red Door Clinic has changed eligibility requirements for MPX vaccinations: You are HIV positive. Are on PrEP or qualify for PrEP (qualifications vary by clinic) Have had more than one sexual/intimate partner in the last… Read More »

8/22/2022 Update

By | August 22, 2022

by Derek Johnson-Dean, MPLS MPX Taskforce Executive Director. Approaching 100 Cases On Friday, August 19, 2022, the number of cases of MPX in the state was 92. When the MN Department of Health (MDH) updates the numbers later today we should expect to have over 100 documented cases of MPX in the state. The majority… Read More »