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LGBTQ+ leather bar Touche hosting monkeypox vaccine clinics
2022-08-24

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Chicago leather nightspot Touche, 6412 N. Clark St., is hosting a series of monkeypox vaccine clinics—called "Pox Vax Parties"—through September.

Events will be held Wed., Aug. 24; Wed., Aug. 31; Tuesday, Sept. 6; Wed., Sept. 14; Tuesday, Sept. 20; and Wed., Sept. 28. Guests must be at least 21 years old.

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) provides the vaccines.

According to an email from Touche, doors open at 5 p.m., with vaccinations beginning at 6 p.m. There will be at least 100 doses available, and second doses will be available each night.

According to CDPH, several organizations and businesses have hosted or will host monkeypox vaccine events, including Hydrate, Onyx (Club Escape), CALOR, SWOP (Sex Workers Outreach Project) Chicago, Cell Block, Life Is Work, TPAN and Center on Halsted (North and South Side locations), among others.


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