Hastings Prince Edward Public Health has received a report of one lab-confirmed case of mumps in a 22 year old, fully immunized female. It is presumed this person was exposed to the virus at a university in Nova Scotia.
Information about mumps signs and symptoms, immunization recommendations and reporting can be found in this memo.
Testing is advised in anyone with compatible signs and symptoms regardless of vaccination history. Visit Public Health Ontario’s Diagnostic Test Recommendations for Mumps for specific testing information.