WATCH LIVE: Metro Health hosts forum on monkeypox to provide information, answer questions

SAN ANTONIO – Metro Health experts will hold an informational session and answer questions about the monkeypox virus on Thursday evening.

The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Woodlawn Pointe.

You can watch the livestream in the video player above, starting at 7 p.m.

Metro Health shared the following information about monkeypox:

  • Monkeypox can cause a rash that may look like pimples or blisters, sometimes with a flu-like illness.
  • Having multiple or anonymous sex partners may increase your chances for exposure to monkeypox. Limiting your number of sex partners may reduce the possibility of exposure.
  • Monkeypox can spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact. It is not limited to the LGBTQ+ community.

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