Mumps - Minnesota Dept. of Health


Mumps is an illness caused by a virus. The disease is preventable through the MMR vaccine. Learn about the disease and the vaccine which prevents it.

Mumps outbreaks and vaccination recommendations

  • Minnesota is currently seeing an increase in mumps cases.
  • The largest number of cases has been associated with a recent outbreak on the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus.
  • There is also currently a small outbreak of mumps in Polk County.
  • There are no special vaccination recommendations at this time. Give MMR vaccine based on routine recommendations.

  • Mumps Basics
    General information about mumps, including symptoms, complications, vaccines, tests, and treatment.


Updated Monday, June 12, 2017 at 04:23PM