1 additional case of monkeypox confirmed in Santa Cruz County

The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency says there is one additional case of monkeypox in the county.The individual is under the care of a medical provider, in isolation, and in good condition. The County Health Services Agency says they have some small allocations of the vaccine available. “I think we have something like 30 doses now. Each person requires 2 doses separated by four weeks. It’s a 2 shot regiment. It’s very simple to get the shot,” said Santa Cruz County Deputy Health Officer David Ghilarducci.Santa Cruz County announced its first probable monkeypox case on June 29th.Officials stress that the “risk to the general public remains very low.”Santa Cruz County Public Health is awaiting confirmatory test results on the second case from the CDC and is conducting contract tracing.

The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency says there is one additional case of monkeypox in the county.

The individual is under the care of a medical provider, in isolation, and in good condition.

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The County Health Services Agency says they have some small allocations of the vaccine available.

“I think we have something like 30 doses now. Each person requires 2 doses separated by four weeks. It’s a 2 shot regiment. It’s very simple to get the shot,” said Santa Cruz County Deputy Health Officer David Ghilarducci.

Santa Cruz County announced its first probable monkeypox case on June 29th.

Officials stress that the “risk to the general public remains very low.”

Santa Cruz County Public Health is awaiting confirmatory test results on the second case from the CDC and is conducting contract tracing.

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