CDC Releases New Resources for Mpox in Correctional Environments - National Commission on Correctional Health Care
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CDC Releases New Resources for Mpox in Correctional Environments

Toolkit for Mpox Prevention in Correctional and Detention Facilities

Mpox Informational Poster for Correctional and Detention Facilities (8.5”X11” – can be scaled up to 24”X30”)

The poster is currently available in English and a Spanish translation is coming soon.

Although new mpox cases continue to be identified, cases are declining nationwide and that there have been no outbreaks reported to CDC in correctional or detention facilities to date.

For additional tailored public health recommendations for mpox prevention in correctional settings, see the full report from Cook County Jail: Mpox Case Investigation — Cook County Jail, Chicago, Illinois, July–August 2022 ( For additional mpox-related information for all populations and settings, visit Mpox | Poxvirus | CDC.

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