Monkeypox Vaccine Information

As part of a county-wide initiative to address the spread of monkeypox throughout Suffolk County, Stony Brook Medicine and the Suffolk County Department of Health are working together to provide monkeypox vaccinations.

Monkeypox Vaccine First or Second Doses (now scheduled separately and based on availability)

Online registration is required (no walk-ins will be accepted). Registration for the following vaccine PODs is now available:

Monday, September 12, 1 to 5 pm
Wednesday, September 14, 1 to 5 pm
Friday, September 16, 9 am to 4 pm
Friday, September 23, 9 am to 4 pm
Friday, September 30, 9 am to 4 pm

Location:
The Edie Windsor Healthcare Center
182 W. Montauk Highway, Building B, Suite D, Hampton Bays

If scheduling your first dose:
You will need to schedule a second dose separately for no earlier than four weeks (28 days) from the date of your first vaccination. If there are no available appointments for that timeframe, please check back as more appointments will be made available.

**If your second dose appointment is more than four weeks (28 days) after your first dose appointment, this is not a problem. You should just get the second dose as soon as the next appointments are available. Your highest level of immunity is expected to be two weeks after your second dose, so reduce your risks accordingly. Please see the links below.**

If scheduling your second dose:

  • By signing up for a second dose, you attest that the date of the appointment you select is no less than four weeks (28 days) from your first dose.
  • You do not need to have received a first dose at our site in order to sign up for a second dose.

If you cannot keep your appointment, please cancel through your confirmation email/text or call (631) 726-8388 so that we can offer the appointment time to someone else. If all vaccination slots are booked, please check back for future availability.

For a record of your vaccination, please contact your primary care provider, who can access it from the New York State Immunization Information Registry. It may take up to two weeks for the record to be available.

Please bring ID to your vaccination appointment. Masks are required.

New York State Department of Health eligibility for monkeypox vaccination (Jynneos) includes:

  • Individuals with recent exposure to a suspected or confirmed monkeypox case within the past 14 days.
  • Those at high risk of a recent exposure to monkeypox, including gay men and members of the bisexual, transgender, and gender non-conforming community and other communities of men who have sex with men and who have engaged in intimate or skin-to-skin contact with others in the past 14 days in areas where monkeypox is spreading.
  • Individuals who have had skin-to-skin contact with someone in a social network experiencing monkeypox activity, including men who have sex with men who meet partners through an online website, digital application (“app”), or social event, such as a bar or party.

You are not currently eligible to receive the monkeypox vaccine if:

  1. You have previously been diagnosed with monkeypox.
  2. You have any of the following symptoms:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough/Shortness of breath
    • Abdominal pain
    • Diarrhea
    • Loss of taste/smell
    • Fatigue
    • Rash (pimples/blisters) on body, face and/or inside mouth
    • Muscle aches
    • Headache
    • Swollen lymph nodes
  3. Within the past TEN days, you had a POSITIVE COVID-19 test or been exposed to someone who has a POSITIVE COVID-19 test.
  4. You are under 18 years of age.

All vaccinations are only scheduled online. Click here for an appointment:

https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/StonyBrookMedicineMonkeypoxVaccine@stonybrookmedicine.edu/bookings/

If you have symptoms or think you may have monkeypox, please go to an emergency room or urgent care center. Please call the ER or urgent care center in advance to alert the staff.

To learn how you can help prevent the spread of monkeypox, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.


Medical Questions About Side Effects

If you have medically related questions, such as vaccination side effects and/or adverse reactions from the monkeypox vaccine, we recommend that you:

  • Please contact your primary care physician, who is the appropriate and best provider to answer your questions.
  • Please DO NOT contact The Edie Windsor Healthcare Center directly. Unfortunately, we cannot answer questions for individuals who are not established patients of our clinic.
  • If you do not have a primary care physician or your primary care physician does not answer your questions, please seek care at an urgent care clinic or call the Suffolk County Department of Health at 311.

Due to the high volume of calls, we ask that you not contact The Edie Windsor Healthcare Center or Stony Brook Southampton Hospital to schedule a monkeypox vaccine.

To learn more about the monkeypox vaccine and potential side effects, etc., please visit the New York State Department of Health website or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Last Updated
06/24/2022