Monkeypox | The City of Lakewood, Ohio


Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus and is spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact. Symptoms include a rash that may be located on or near the genitals or other areas like the hands, feet, chest, face, often times in addition to a flu-like illness. If you experience any of these symptoms, or believe yourself to have been exposed to the virus, please contact your health care provider immediately.

To learn more:

CDC website:

Cuyahoga County Board of Health website: