New Jersey Department of Health to Host Webinar on Monkeypox

With cases of monkeypox currently rising in New Jersey and elsewhere in the country, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is working to share the facts about this virus with the public. To answer questions residents may have about monkeypox, including questions about its symptoms, testing, and vaccines, the Department will host a free webinar with expert panelists.

WHEN: Friday, August 5, at 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: This webinar will be open to the public who may register for the Zoom webinar at

WHO: David Adinaro, MD, NJDOH Deputy Commissioner of Public Health Services, will moderate a panel comprised of the following participants:

  • Edward Lifshitz, MD, FACP, Medical Director, NJDOH, Communicable Disease Service
  • Darby McDermott, DVM, MPH, NJ State Public Health Veterinarian, NJDOH, Communicable Disease Service
  • Christopher Menschner, MSW, MA, NJDOH Assistant Commissioner, Division of HIV, STD, TB Services
  • Kathy Ahearn-O’Brien, Executive Director, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

A recording of the webinar will be made available online after it concludes

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