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Monkeypox: What should I do if I have monkeypox symptoms?

Posted by on Monday, August 15, 2022 in .

Students should visit the Student Health Center for testing.

Faculty, staff or postdocs can visit their primary care doctor, a VUMC clinic, or Occupational Health for testing.

An infection caused by monkeypox should be confirmed via a test. Results can take between 2-5 days to be reported.

Monkeypox symptoms usually start within 3 weeks of exposure to the virus. The illness typically lasts 2-4 weeks. More information can be found here.