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More dates for monkeypox vaccines at Pride Center in Wilton Manors

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Wilton Manors, Florida – On Monday, the CEO of the Pride Center in Wilton Manors confirmed that they will be offering monkeypox vaccinations again this week.

The vaccinations will be available Tuesday through Friday from noon to 8 p.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. The center is located at 2040 N Dixie Hwy.

According to health officials, the monkeypox outbreak emerged in Europe and the United States, and most of the people infected have been men who have sex with men.

Florida has more than 100 cases and most of these are in Broward County.

Robert Boo, the CEO at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors says “Monkeypox is spreading within our community.”

The vaccination against monkeypox is available at the center and Boo was the first to get the shot. “This is not a time to panic,” Boo said. “It’s something to be aware of, but let’s prevent it, let’s stop it, let’s contain it.”

The newest vaccine approved is the two-dose vaccine by Jynneos.

 

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