JYNNEOS Monkeypox Vaccine

To date, DOH has received approximately 4,400 doses of the JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine. DOH received its allocation from the Strategic National Stockpile and will continue to receive allocations as supply becomes available.

The JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine is available to Hawaii residents who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Had close contact in the last 14 days with a person with known or suspected monkeypox infection
  • Are gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender individuals who have multiple or casual sex partners (e.g., such as through dating apps)

Parental consent is required for vaccination of individuals under 18 years of age.

Workers in certain occupational groups are also eligible: Clinical laboratory personnel performing diagnostic testing for orthopoxviruses and research laboratory personnel  who directly handle cultures or animals contaminated or infected with orthopoxviruses (see ACIP recommendations).

The JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine is a two-dose vaccine. The second dose should be received 28 days or more after the first dose.

Members of the general public who are eligible for the JYNNEOS vaccine should call a clinic near them to schedule their vaccine.

Oahu residents can call:

  • Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center at (808) 427-0442
  • Hawaiʻi Health & Harm Reduction Center at (808) 521-2437
  • Kaiser Permanente, Mapunapuna Medical Office – Members and non-members should call 808-432-2000, prompt #1 to schedule an appointment.
  • Limited appointments are also available through DOH by calling our monkeypox hotline at 808-586-4462 or requesting an appointment online

Kauai residents can contact:

  • Malama Pono Health Services (in Lihue) at 808-246-9577
  • Kauai District Health Office at 808-241-3495

Maui residents can contact Malama I Ke Ola Health Center (in Wailuku) at 808-871-7772

Hawaii Island residents can contact: