Mpox (monkeypox) is a disease caused by infection with the Mpox virus. It does not easily spread between people, as it usually requires prolonged physical or intimate (skin-to-skin) contact with an infectious person.
Monash Health’s South East Public Health Unit is continuing to work with health partners in the south east of Melbourne to deliver free vaccinations to people at high-risk of contracting mpox (monkeypox).
Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinic
The Alfred Hospital
55 Commercial Road, Melbourne
You will need a current Medicare card or IHI number, and the vaccine doses will be recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register. If you require further information about the IHI (Individual Healthcare Identifier) number, please click here.
In Victoria, the mpox vaccine (JYNNEOS®) is available free-of-charge for eligible people who meet any of the following criteria: