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Possible online services disruption due to Internet related outage

A worldwide technology outage is causing disruption to some State of Illinois online systems.  We are aware of this issue and are diligently working on restoration.

Mpox Testing

In the United States, the test for Mpox virus is run using a sample collected from a lesion. Individuals wishing to be tested for mpox will need to contact their health care provider to see about testing availability. Then during their appointment, the provider will use a swab in and around one or more lesions to collect a sample. That sample is then sent off to a lab to conduct the test.