Legacy Health is offering a free monkeypox vaccination clinic on Saturday in Vancouver

Legacy Health is offering a free monkeypox vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Legacy Medical Group Family Wellness, 1000 SE Tech Center Drive, Suite 120, Vancouver.

Vaccines are offered to high-risk patients, as defined by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This includes:

  • Gay, bisexual and other men or trans people who have sex with men, who have had more than one sexual partner in the past 14 days.
  • Sex workers of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • People who have been in close contact in the past 14 days with someone suspected or confirmed of monkeypox.
  • People who have had close contact with others at a place, event, or social group in the past 14 days where a suspected or confirmed case of monkeypox has been identified. This includes people who have received notice of a potential exposure location or event in the past 14 days.

For a complete list of people deemed high risk, visit https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/index.html.

To make an appointment with someone 18 or older who meets one of the high risk criteria, visit https://legacyhealth.org/mpv/ or call 503-415-4800.

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