Mumps

Mumps is caused by a virus that is primarily spread person-to-person through contact with the saliva of an infected person. Symptoms may include facial swelling on one or both sides of the face (known as parotitis), fever and headache. Mumps is prevented by vaccination. Children in Ontario receive two doses of mumps-containing vaccine before the age of 7.

To obtain or inquire about an immunization record, or for general immunization information, please contact your local public health unit.

 

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PHO Webinar: Measles Update for Clinicians and Public Health

This session will provide an update on measles in Ontario including an overview of updated resources and guidance and common questions from the field.

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To obtain or inquire about an immunization record, or for general immunization information, please contact your local public health unit.

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Updated 15 Dec 2022