Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. Mumps symptoms include puffy cheeks, swollen jaws, fever, headache, muscle pain, tiredness, and loss of appetite. You can protect yourself and your family against mumps with vaccinations.
Outbreak at The University of Alabama (UA), Tuscaloosa, AL
- From January 27, 2017 through February 23, 2017, there have been five cases of mumps in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
- Please complete UA Potential Mumps Exposure Questionnaire whether you are ill or not.
- For more information, please see UA Mumps Information and UA Student Health Center.
Mumps Cases and Outbreaks
From January 1 to January 28, 2017, 27 states in the U.S. reported mumps infections in 495 people to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC).
Page last updated: April 29, 2017