Monkeypox (MPV)

The United States is experiencing an outbreak

WHO declared monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency. 

Healthcare Providers

If you suspect monkeypox: 
  • Mask and isolate patient, ideally in a negative air pressure room. 
  • Ensure providers don PPE as appropriate (CDC)
  • Notify NETCHD (509) 684-2262 opt. 4 or after hours (509) 684-2262 opt. 7
  • For screening utilize MPV Suspect Case Intake Form (DOH)
  • For testing utilize standard laboratories if available. If unavailable testing can be conducted at Washington Public Health Laboratories (PHL), this option will need to be coordinated with NETCHD.