Did you know we have free monkeypox (mpox) vaccinations at the Tasmanian Aboriginal Health Service?
Mpox (Monkeypox) is a viral illness that causes a rash. Most people recover within a few weeks, but it can sometimes cause serious disease requiring hospital admission.
To protect those most at-risk FREE and CONFIDENTIAL vaccination appointments are available for all eligible people over the age of 16 in Tasmania.The following people aged 16 years and older are recommended to be vaccinated against mpox:
- all sexually active gay, bisexual, non-binary people assigned male at birth, trans people, and other men who have sex with men (including with cis and trans men)
- sexual partners of the people above and
- sex workers.
Call the Aboriginal Health Service to find out more and to book an appointment.
Nipaluna: 6234 0777
Launceston: 6332 3800
Free call: 1800 132 260