FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) – KSEE24’s Stefani Booroojian will host the “Monkeypox: Facts Not Fear” round table discussion with local health experts and the Fresno County Department of Public Health.

The round table airs on KSEE24 and on at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday. You can watch it in the video player above.

If you are concerned about monkeypox, health experts say you can reduce their risk by:

  • Having open and honest conversations with their sexual partners before engaging in intimate physical contact.
  • Limiting casual sexual encounters and taking additional precautions with any intimate interactions.
  • Washing their hands often.
  • Avoiding close contact with individuals showing symptoms.
  • Not sharing items like utensils, cups, clothing, towels, and bedding with individuals showing symptoms.
  • Using appropriate PPE when caring for individuals showing symptoms.

For more information about monkeypox, you can visit the California Department of Public Health’s monkeypox website.