BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Saratoga County Department of Health will be holding a monkeypox vaccine clinic on Wednesday, July 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The clinic will be at 6012 County Farm Road in Ballston Spa.
The two-dose JYNNEOS vaccine will be administered to eligible individuals who may have had recent exposure to monkeypox. At this time, vaccination is not recommended for people who have had monkeypox.
- Individuals with recent exposure to monkeypox within the past 14 days.
- Those at high risk of recent exposure to monkeypox, including members of the gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender non-conforming community and other communities of men who have sex with men and who have engaged in intimate or skin-to-skin contact with others in the past 14 days areas where monkeypox is spreading.
- Individuals who have had skin-to-skin contact with someone in a social network experiencing monkeypox activity, including men who have sex with men who meet partners through an online website, digital application (“app”), or social events, such as a bar or party.
An appointment is required for these clinics. You can make an appointment on the Saratoga County Department of Health Monkeypox Resource Center website.