Mumps is an acute viral disease characterized by fever and swelling of the saliva glands. Mumps usually occurs in children between the ages of 5-14, and is spread by airborne transmission with the mucus of an infected individual.
In extreme cases, the disease can lead to hearing loss and meningitis.
Information for the General Public
Information for Public Health Departments
- Case Report Form
- Disease Plan
- Immunization Action Coalition
- Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
- VPD Lab Submission Form