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Pop-up clinic to offer Monkeypox vaccine at UM

Fort Garry campus will host clinic Sep. 6 for students, faculty, staff

September 2, 2022 — 

Manitoba Public Health will set up a pop-up clinic for eligible students, faculty and staff to receive the Monkeypox vaccine on Fort Garry campus.

The clinic will be located at 325 Education Building, and operate from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 6.

Due to a limited vaccine supply at this time individuals will be given a single dose of the vaccine for pre-exposure prophylaxis.

Eligible individuals must book an appointment at the link below:

Book an appointment

The following individuals are currently eligible for the Monkeypox vaccine:

  • cisgender, transgender or two-spirit people who self-identify as belonging to the gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) community and who meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • have received a diagnosis of a sexually transmitted infection in the past six months;
    • have had two or more sexual partners in the last 90 days;
    • have attended locations for sexual contact (e.g. bath houses or sex clubs) or are planning to;
    • have had anonymous sex in the past 90 days (i.e. using apps, online sites, formal/informal gatherings) or are planning to;
    • engaged in sex work or plan to, as a worker or client; or
    • any sexual contacts of the individuals described above.

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