Monkeypox is a virus that is spread by close physical contact and causes a rash with possible other flu-like symptoms.

The links below provide information from King County Department of Health regarding symptoms, prevention, and other frequently asked questions. If you have a new unexplained rash or bumps on the skin, or have had contact with someone that has Monkeypox, please contact Health Services for testing and more information at 206-281-2231 or


Symptoms and prevention

Vaccine information