Monkeypox vaccines are available through the Purchase District Health Department in Paducah and are available to those who may have been exposed to someone who has monkeypox.

Kent Koster, the director of the Purchase District Health Department, said there has only been the one case in McCracken County reported last week, but there has been an expansion as to who receives the monkeypox vaccine.

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