Schedule a Mpox Vaccine
The Tulsa Health Department is administering the Jynneos vaccine in accordance with the priority populations set by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The Jynneos vaccine is a two-dose series administered 28 days apart. Visit our Mpox page for more information on the virus and prevention. Visit the Oklahoma State Department of Health for more information on statewide vaccination opportunities.
Mpox Vaccine (JYNNEOS) Eligibility
The CDC has provided the following criteria for eligibility of the JYNNEOS vaccine. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), and its partners, is following the provided criteria. Expanded Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP++) Vaccination after known or presumed exposure to mpox.
The Mpox vaccine is currently open to the following eligibility groups:
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
- Vaccination for anyone who feels they may be at risk for mpox.
- Those at highest-risk for exposure to mpox should consider JYNNEOS vaccination.
Individuals at higher-risk include:
- Anyone who identifies as a gay or bisexual man, man who has sex with men, or transgender person and has engaged in the following within the past 14 days or plans to engage in these activities in the near future:
- Sex with two or more partners.
- Sex at a commercial sex venue.
- Sex in association with an event or venue.
- Sex in a geographical area where mpox is circulating in the community at high levels.
- Persons with an HIV diagnosis
- Any man who has sex with men and has had a syphilis diagnosis within the last 12 months
- Persons in a high-risk occupation, such as, sex professionals or persons who exchange sex for drugs, money, housing, or safety.
- Persons who have had skin-to-skin contact with a person diagnosed with mpox.
- Persons who have had sex or other skin-to-skin contact at an event/venue in which mpox cases have been linked.
- Women who are currently having sexual contact with a person who identifies as gay, a bisexual man, or a man who has sex with men
- Healthcare workers providing direct patient care to persons who may be infected with mpox
- Urgent care providers who provide direct patient care
- Emergency room providers who provide direct patient care
- Laboratory workers working with mpox specimens
- Healthcare workers diagnosing and/or treating patients with STIs
- Any person diagnosed with syphilis in the previous 12 months
- Any partner of an individual who has been diagnosed with syphilis in the previous 12 months
- Anyone who identifies as a gay or bisexual man, man who has sex with men, or transgender person who in the past six months have had
- A new diagnosis of one or more nationally reportable sexually transmitted infection (i.e., acute HIV, chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis)
- More than one sexual partner