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Oakland Unified School District



Please see the resources below from Alameda County Public Health Department, California Public Health Department, and Kaiser for questions about Monkeypox.

  • Monkeypox is a virus that appears as a distinctive rash, and spreads through close contact: skin to skin, sex, kissing, sharing linens.

  • Every case of Monkeypox is contact-traced by the Alameda County Public Health Department.

    • No quarantine for contacts of a monkeypox case

    • Monitor for symptoms 3 weeks after last exposure; stay home and contact healthcare provider if symptoms develop

Contact for any questions or concerns