MPOX & COVID-19 Updates


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Cuyahoga County is presently experiencing an mpox outbreak, according to county health officials.

  • From February through April 23, 2024, the county has documented nine cases – six in our health jurisdiction and three reported by the Cleveland Department of Public Health.
  • Cases range in age from 17-44 years old.

To read the full press release from the county, click here.

For general information on mpox testing, click here.

To access mpox information specific to LGBTQ+ individuals, click here.

To take part in an mpox study, click here.

For general information on mpox, click here.

**Those who believe that they may have been directly exposed to mpox are advised to get tested as soon as possible.

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Stop by the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland to get your mpox vaccination, in partnership with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health!

WHEN: The following Mondays from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

June 10th
June 24th
July 15th
July 29th
WHERE: LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
              6705 Detroit Ave., Cleveland

Get the vaccine if you:

• Are a gay, bisexual, or other same-gender loving man who has sex with men or are transgender, gender non-binary, or gender-diverse

AND in the last 6 months you have had, or expect to have:

• One or more sexually transmitted infections
• More than one sexual partner, or anonymous sexual or intimate contact
• Sex at a commercial sex venue
• Sex in association with a large public event in a geographic area where mpox transmission is occurring


COVID At-Home Tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order  free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information

Cuyahoga County Information

Cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Cuyahoga County. Stay up to date and follow the latest guidance from local, state, and federal agencies by visiting the following resources.

Detroit Shoreway Resources

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Cudell Improvement, Inc. have compiled this list of nearby providers. This list was last updated March 24, 2020, at 10:30am, but all items are subject to change. For updated information and additional resources, contact providers directly or call 211.

6705 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

(216) 651-5428

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: Closed (4th Saturday 10 AM - 2PM)



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