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Mumps Information

The Health District is currently investigating several suspect cases of the mumps. 
To have your child vaccinated, please visit our regularly scheduled child clinic hours or call 740-203-2040 for an appointment. 
Adults can visit our regularly scheduled adult clinic hours or call the clinic.
Public Health Advisory - Mumps
CDC - Mumps FAQ
The Health District encourages those who are at highest risk of mumps to get vaccinated. Those at risk include individuals who have not received any doses of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) and those who have received only one of the two doses of MMR. Children should receive the MMR vaccine on or after their first birthday, followed by a second dose at 4 to 6 years of age.
Adults born before 1957 most likely had mumps and are considered immune. Adults born during or after 1957 likely have received one dose and may receive a second MMR for enhanced protection.
In addition to getting vaccinated, residents are also encouraged to prevent the spread by: