Monkeypox has now been found in all 50 states. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Wyoming recently reported a single case of the virus, becoming the last state in the nation to do so.
There are now more than 18,100 reported cases of monkeypox in the U.S, with New York, California, Florida, Texas, and Georgia leading the way according to CDC data.
Care for Your Caregivers by Sharing Information to Keep Them Safe and Healthy
HCAOA has found that caregivers greatly appreciate when their agencies prepare them with information and recommendations on how to stay healthy when caring for clients in their homes. We encourage you to share this information with your staff and caregivers.
Monkeypox Fast Facts
Below are some fast facts directly from the CDC about Monkeypox, how it spreads, and how to protect yourself and your caregivers from it.