POSITIVE TESTS: In addition to seeking appropriate medical care for anyone who tests positive, families of students who test positive for monkeypox should report the test result to the Anne Arundel County Department of Health at 410-222-7256 and notify their student’s school administration and school nurse as soon as possible. Employees who test positive should report the test result to the Anne Arundel County Department of Health at 410-222-7256 and must notify their supervisor as soon as possible. Anyone who tests positive for monkeypox should adhere to medical direction as to treatment and any isolation, and should remain out of school or work until receiving medical clearance to return.
QUARANTINE: Families of students who are identified as having been exposed to monkeypox will be contacted by the Department of Health and provided with guidance on what to do next, including what symptoms to look for that require medical attention. Most children can attend school and other school-related activities even if they have had close contact with someone with monkeypox. The Department of Health will provide specific guidance should an exposure occur.
QUESTIONS? Call the Anne Arundel County Department of Health COVID-19/Monkeypox Health Line at 410-222-7256 or consult your family physician.
MPox Information & FAQs: https://aahealth.org/disease-prevention-and-management/mpox-formerly-monkeypox