Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus (MPV). It can be spread from the time symptoms start until the rash has healed, all scabs have fallen off, and a fresh layer of skin has formed. The illness typically lasts 2-4 weeks.
Find out more about signs, symptoms, risk levels, and ways to protect yourself.
How to protect yourself from Monkeypox
The safety of our team and patients is a top priority. Our team has tips to protect yourself from Monkeypox. Look out for signs and symptoms. Let's stop the spread.
How to wear a mask
A mask that covers your nose & mouth will protect you and others from COVID-19. Learn how to wear a mask effectively.
Steps to follow if you have the flu
We are here to help if you think you might have the flu. The Flu is a contagious respiratory virus with symptoms from mild to severe. COVID-19 and flu symptoms are similar.
DeKalb, Fulton & Clayton
Our Resource Team keeps an updated list of community resoruces available to help you. Get a complete list of resources for the DeKalb, Fulton & Clayton area.
Gwinnett, Rockdale & Newton
Our Resource Team keeps an updated list of community resources available to help you. Get a complete list of resources for the Gwinnett, Rockdale, & Newton area
Cobb & Douglas
Our Resource Team keeps an updated list of community resources available to help you. Get a complete list of resources for the Cobb & Douglas area.
Washing your hands
Washing your hands often keeps you safe. Learn how to properly wash your hands and what to do when soap and water is not available.
How to protect yourself from COVID-19
It is still important to reduce your risk of becoming infected with COVID-19. Our team of infectious disease experts have helped by providing risk reduction tips.
All you need to know - COVID-19 boosters
Getting a COVID-19 booster shot can decrease your risk of infection and severe illness with COVID-19. Find out about eligibility and getting a booster dose at PIHC.