Monkeypox guidance and FAQs

Dear Valued Patient,

As monkeypox is a relatively new virus, SGF continues to follow CDC and state guidelines. For the most up to date information regarding monkeypox, please visit the CDC website.

Monkeypox FAQ

Please contact your primary care provider for testing and further evaluation. Signs and symptoms of monkeypox can be found on the CDC website.

Patients who have been in contact with an individual with monkeypox, are suspected of having monkeypox, or are diagnosed with monkeypox should abstain from visiting SGF facilities.

Treatment cycles may be subject to cancellation or postponement if you are suspect of having or diagnosed with monkeypox. Treatment may be resumed per SGF provider discretion.

Medical contribution by Eric A. Widra, M.D.

Eric A. Widra, M.D., is the Executive Senior Medical Officer for Shady Grove Fertility and the associate director of the Combined Federal Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility—a post-graduate training program for future leaders in this subspecialty, operated through the National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and Shady Grove Fertility.