Public Health Organizations Offering Monkeypox Vaccinations – Public Health Region 8

Monkeypox vaccines are being made available by public health organizations in DSHS Public Health Region 8, located in south central Texas.

The JYNNEOS vaccine has been shown to prevent monkeypox and is FDA approved. Individuals that meet one or more of the criteria listed below may be able to receive a monkeypox vaccine, as supply allows.

Groups prioritized for vaccine:

  • You have been identified as a close contact of someone with monkeypox
  • Individuals who have had a sex partner in the past 14 days that was diagnosed with monkeypox.
  • Men who have sex with men and have had multiple or anonymous sex partners within the previous 21 days.
  • People who have had received a diagnosis of HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, or early syphilis within the previous 12 months.
  • People who are on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
  • People who have a condition that may increase their risk for severe disease if infected with monkeypox virus, such as HIV.

If you meet one or more of these criteria, you may be able to receive a monkeypox vaccine at one of the locations listed below.  Please reach out to each organization to learn more about vaccine availability and to make an appointment. Most vaccination sites are providing vaccines by appointment only.

Public Health Organizations Offering Monkeypox Vaccinations in Public Health Region 8
Organization City Contact Information
San Antonio Metropolitan Health District San Antonio, Texas   sanantonio.gov/health/news/alerts/monkeypox
DSHS Region 8 – Seguin  

Seguin, Texas

(830) 372-0841
DSHS Region 8 - Kerrville
Kerrville, Texas
(830) 896-5515
Comal County Public Health Department
New Braunfels, Texas
(830) 221-1150
Victoria County Public Health Department
Victoria, Texas
(361) 578-6281

Please see the following for more information about the monkeypox virus:

Last updated September 19, 2022