Monkeypox Vaccination Clinics Open by Appointment Only

August 11th, 2022

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Monkeypox Vaccine Registration

The Monroe County Department of Public Health has received a new shipment of monkeypox vaccine from New York State, and is scheduling patients for first dose vaccinations. Appointments are required. We will not be able to accommodate walk-in patients. To schedule an appointment, go to We anticipate these appointments will fill quickly. We will announce additional vaccine clinics in the near future.

WHERE: Monroe County Immunization Clinic, 111 Westfall Rd., Rochester, NY 14620


  • Friday, August 12
  • Monday, August 15
  • Friday, August 19

At this time, the following individuals are eligible to schedule an appointment:

  • You are a gay or bisexual male, a man who has sex with men, and/or transgender, gender non-conforming, or gender non-binary AND,
  • Age 18 or older AND,
  • Have had multiple or anonymous sex partners in the last 14 days.

If the Department of Public Health has notified you that you are a close contact of someone with monkeypox, you do not need to make an online appointment.  We will provide you with direction and will set up a separate appointment for you.

Individuals who have been diagnosed with monkeypox are not eligible for the vaccine.  You should continue working with your health care provider for guidance.