Steps to take if you develop signs and symptoms:
Step 1: Begin limiting contact with others and isolate yourself at home. (Isolation at home information)
Step 2: Call your primary health care provider—notify them you were identified by the public health department as a close contact to a mpox case and explain your symptoms.
Step 3: Monitor your symptoms. https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/symptoms.html
Step 4: Someone from your county health department will be in contact with you.