Last Updated: 11/18/2022
The best way to prevent mumps is for all children to be fully vaccinated on time. There are two combination vaccines used to prevent mumps: measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine.
- Mumps Facts
Fact sheet with general information about mumps including symptoms, complications, tests, and treatment.
- How effective is the mumps vaccine? (PDF)
This infographic explains the effectiveness of mumps vaccine using the example of 100 people being exposed to mumps.
- CDC: Mumps
CDC information about mumps.
- CDC: MMR (Measles, Mumps, & Rubella) VIS
CDC: MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, & Varicella) VIS
CDC Vaccine Information Statement (VIS); includes a description of the disease, who should get the vaccine and when, who should not be vaccinated, and potential side effects.