Any student who is experiencing monkeypox symptoms or believes they may have been exposed to someone with monkeypox should quarantine in place and call Student Health at 712-274-5178. (Monday-Thursday 7:30-1:30 or Friday 7:30-11:30) or call Siouxland District Health, Monday-Friday from 8:00 – 4:30 at (712) 279-6119. After hours, please remain in your residence until you can connect with either St. Health or Siouxland District Health. A staff member will take their information and determine if testing is needed. Morningside’s protocol for monkeypox emphasizes the health and safety of affected students as well as the campus community. We will work closely with individual students who test positive to provide appropriate support.
Please note that as more information about monkeypox becomes available, Morningside University’s protocol is subject to change.
Questions about Morningside’s protocol for monkeypox may be directed to
Where can I get tested for Monkeypox?
Locally, tests are performed Siouxland District Health, Monday-Friday from 8:00 – 4:30 at (712) 279- 6119 or https://www.siouxlanddistricthealth.org/disease-prevention/monkeypox-vaccine- eligibility