The Orange County Health Care Agency is now opened a limited amount of additional slots via Othena for both 1st and 2nd Jynneos (MonkeyPox vaccine) doses.
Jynneos vaccine clinics are scheduled to run every Wednesday and Friday in September, as well as October 5th and 7th.
The Jynneos clinic will continue to be held from 10am to 7pm on these days at the SSA Central Regional Office (2020 W. Walnut Street, Santa Ana 92703).
Appointments are for those considered high risk individuals and who self-attest to meeting the criteria outlined below:
Gay, bisexual, and other men (including cisgender and transgender men) who have sex with men (MSM) or transgender women who meet at least one of the following criteria:
Have been diagnosed with a bacterial sexually transmitted disease (e.g., chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis) in the past 3 months, OR
Have engaged in chemsex or group sex with other men, OR
Have had sex recently with anonymous male partners, OR
Have attended sex-on-premises venues (e.g., saunas, bathhouses, sex clubs), OR
Have engaged in survival and/or transactional sex, OR
Are part of other populations who are at high risk of monkeypox exposure, as identified through local epidemiological investigations. Among this group, persons who are living with HIV (particularly those with CD4 count <200/mm3 or an opportunistic infection) or other conditions that cause immunocompromise.
All those who are eligible can schedule an appointment on any of the available days below. Clinics are by appointment only.