With Alexandria hitting 50 cases of Monkeypox, the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) is planning to host a virtual meeting next week to address concerns about the virus.
The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m.
Of the 353 cases of Monkeypox in Virginia, Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson said Alexandria has 50 of them.
Virginia has seen 353 cases of Monkeypox. 50 of them have been in Alexandria.
We are quickly vaccinating residents who meet the criteria.
To better educate the community, we will be holding a virtual information session on Wednesday 9/14. https://t.co/GuIQqL0lIx
— Justin Wilson (@justindotnet) September 4, 2022
“Public health officials will address important community concerns including how the virus is spread, common symptoms, vaccine eligibility and what the City is doing to keep residents and businesses well-informed,” a release from AHD said. “Monkeypox continues to be a rapidly evolving situation as cases in Northern Virginia, D.C., and Maryland increase.”
Questions can be submitted online in advance of the meeting via the city website.
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