Delaware Expands Access to hMPXV Vaccine

Delaware Expands Monkeypox Access

Effective immediately, The Delaware Department of Public Health (DPH) will expand vaccine access to individuals living with HIV as well as individuals taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. Such individuals should contact their medical provider or PrEP treatment center to see if they are offering the vaccine. If not, the individual can call the DPH hotline at 1-866-408-1899 to schedule … Read more

Sussex Pride and LGBT Centers Around the Country Call for CDC Action on hMPXV

Call on Action for Monkeypox

Today Sussex Pride joined Centerlink and over 150 LGBTQ community centers around the country calling on the CDC to take additional action to address recent spread of the hMPXV virus.  The hMPXV virus, also known as  Monkeypox, was declared a national Public Health Emergency (PHE) on August 4th by U.S. Department of Health and Human … Read more

Delaware DPHSS Monkeypox Hotline & Information

Delaware Monkeypox Hotline

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the state’s fourth, fifth and sixth cases of monkeypox (MPX). All cases are considered probable pending confirmatory testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   In addition DPH has launched a monkeypox hotline. The three most recent cases involve a 42-year-old Kent County man … Read more

Call to Prioritize Monkeypox Testing in Black and Brown Communities

The Black AIDS Institute – a leading voice in educating and mobilizing communities across the country in the fight to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic – is calling for the need for testing and treatment of the Monkeypox Virus in LGBTQ+ and underserved communities of color. The Centers for Disease Control reports nearly 3,500 cases of … Read more

Secretary Becerra Declares Public Health Emergency

Monkeypox Public Health Emergency

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra announced today that he will declare the ongoing spread of monkeypox virus in the United States a Public Health Emergency (PHE). This action will further strengthen and accelerate the Biden-Harris Administration’s response in recognition of the continued rapid transmission of monkeypox in the U.S. and globally, … Read more