On August 4th, the White House declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency.
There are many resources to learn more information about monkeypox–how it spreads, what to do if you think you have monkeypox, and precautions to take to avoid contracting monkeypox.
More information from the Mass.gov website: https://www.mass.gov/monkeypox
Information from the CDC is HERE
Additionally, some information has been compiled in the following slides.