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Mumps Outbreak in Adults in Los Angeles County

July-August 2017

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There is an ongoing outbreak of mumps in adults in LA County. On June 1, 2017, a health alert was distributed via the Los Angeles Health Alert Network (LAHAN) notifying providers of the outbreak.

Clinicians are encouraged to review the health alert for details about the current situation, recommended clinical action steps, as well as a brief review of the clinical presentation and recommended laboratory diagnosis of mumps. 

Read the health alert: “Mumps Outbreak in Adults in Los Angeles County”.

Visit the LAHAN homepage to view all notifications and to join the network.


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Contact Information:

Franklin Pratt, MD, MPHTM, FACEP, Medical Director,

Immunization Program

County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health

Rx for Prevention, 2017

Published: July 29, 2017