On July 27, Dr. Rochelle Walensky issued a Dear Colleague letter for health care providers.
This letter includes:
- Urgent information about diagnosis of monkeypox virus infection
- Recommendations for treatment
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Additional CDC resources can provide guidance and answer questions:
- Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity - The links under 'Latest News' provide resources and connect you to call recordings and slides
- Monkeypox website - Includes prevention, signs and symptoms and treatment.
As of July 29, there were 53 cases in North Carolina.