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​Public Health Working Through Waitlist for Monkeypox Vaccine


Mecklenburg County Public Health is moving through the waitlist for the monkeypox vaccine. Public Health leaders encourage those on the waitlist to monitor their inbox and junk mail for an email from  

“We want to make sure that everyone on the waitlist for the monkeypox vaccine can get an appointment with Public Health as soon as one is available,” said Dr. Raynard Washington, Public Health Director. “Please be on the lookout for an email communication from us to book your appointment. If you are on the waitlist, I promise you we are working hard to get to everyone as soon as possible.”  

Health officials confirm that appointments for the remaining supply are almost full. If you’ve scheduled an appointment and can’t make it, please call 980-314-9400 and select Option 4 to reschedule or cancel. 

Get the latest information on Monkeypox in Mecklenburg County. 

Media Contact:  Suzette Nedrich, Public Information Specialist, 980-219-0495 or