City of Alexandria and Alexandria Health Department to Host Monkeypox Information Session

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 For Immediate Release: September 2, 2022 

The Alexandria Health Department (AHD), in collaboration with the City of Alexandria, will host a virtual information session on monkeypox on Wednesday, September 14, at 6:30 p.m. Public health officials will address important community concerns including how the virus is spread, common symptoms, vaccine eligibility and what the City is doing to keep residents and businesses well-informed. Monkeypox continues to be a rapidly evolving situation as cases in Northern Virginia, D.C., and Maryland increase.  

Participants may register for the information session and submit questions in advance by visiting  

To learn more about how to protect yourself against this illness or check your eligibility for a vaccine visit or call 703.746.4988, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or email   

For inquiries from the news media only, contact the Office of Communications & Public Information at or 703.746.3969. 

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact or call 703.380.0659, Virginia Relay 711. 

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