Monkeypox guidelines for congregate settings
Per the CDC, congregate living settings are facilities or other housing where people who are not related reside in close proximity and share at least one common room (e.g., sleeping room, kitchen, bathroom, living room). Congregate living settings can include correctional and detention facilities, homeless shelters, group homes, dormitories at institutes of higher education, seasonal worker housing, residential substance use treatment facilities, and other similar settings. These settings may provide personal care services but are not traditional healthcare settings (e.g. hospitals). If healthcare services are provided on site, they are usually provided in specific healthcare areas or by outside healthcare personnel (e.g., home health care workers).
- Infection prevention and control guidance to limit monkeypox transmission in congregate settings
- Cleaning and disinfection of rooms occupied by person with monkeypox
- Frequently Asked Questions for motels where clients are being housed by Public Health
- Frequently Asked Questions for homeless service providers
- Monkeypox flyer to print and post (PDF)