Monkeypox Has Been Declared a Public Health Emergency in Illinois. Here's What That Means for Residents

Monkeypox Has Been Declared a Public Health Emergency in Illinois. Here’s What That Means for Residents

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker declared monkeypox a public health emergency on Monday and classified the state as a “disaster area” with respect to the disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Illinois is the state with the third highest number of reported monkeypox infections, with 520. New York has the most reported …

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