Prince George’s Co. to host monkeypox town hall

This week, Prince George’s County’s Health Department will host a virtual town hall on monkeypox.

The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday evening, from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Health officer Dr. Ernest Carter will sit alongside a panel of experts as he educates the community about the virus that was declared a public health emergency on Thursday.

The meeting comes after more than 180 cases were reported in Maryland, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Anyone interested in participating in the town hall can register online.

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