City of Wilton Manors
Monkeypox Public Health Emergency
Inform residents that Monkeypox is disproportionally affecting LGBTQ+ individuals and that a vaccine is available.
CORE STRATEGY POINTS
Position the City as a public health partner, hosting free vaccine clinics in collaboration with the county health department and local nonprofits
Leverage city communication channels to reach residents
Launch a PR campaign to reach a wider audience
Set up an alert page on the City’s website to educate people on Monkeypox transmission and prevention methods
Leaned on the City’s social media platforms to share new vaccine clinics
Included educational information about the virus, transmission, and prevention in the City’s weekly e-mail newsletter
Vaccine clinics routinely filled up and the City maintained an above average vaccine rate.