Washoe County reports its 17th case of monkeypox

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Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 10:01 AM PDT
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WASHOE COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) - The Washoe County Health District is reporting its 17th case of monkeypox.

The health district says the latest case is of a man in his 40′s. No other details were provided.

WCHD says they continue to monitor the spread of the disease in the county.

Current monkeypox vaccine eligibility is as follows:

*Direct contact in the past 14 days, or household contact of, known or suspected person with monkeypox

*Notification from the Health District

*Gay, bisexual, or other men who have sex with men, and/or transgender, gender non-conforming, or gender non-binary, who had multiple or anonymous sex partners in the past 14 days