MPV (Monkeypox) Guidance
Guidance For Schools and Parents Of Schoolchildren
While cases of monkeypox among children aged 17 and under have been extremely rare – about 1/10th of one percent nationwide and zero cases in Chicago – CDPH advises parents and school administrators who are concerned about MPV transmission to take the precautions recommended by the CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health.
The measures include:
Additional information and resources from the CDC:
This guidance is subject to change as more is learned about MPV transmission.