Mpox is a viral infection caused by the monkeypox virus. It’s mainly spread by direct skin-to-skin contact with someone who has mpox.
People at highest risk of mpox in NSW are men who have sex with men, particularly those having sex overseas or with overseas travellers.
Learn more about the symptoms and how to stay safe.
The JYNNEOS vaccine to protect against mpox is free in NSW for eligible groups of people.
Eligible people can make an appointment to be vaccinated against mpox by calling a clinic directly.
Everything you need to know if you're a mpox case or contact.