Message Urgency: HIGH
This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health Emergency Operations Center (LDH EOC). Please share and distribute with relevant stakeholders and partners through your own distribution channels.
The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is investigating a large outbreak of mumps in northwest Arkansas. So far there have been 476 confirmed cases of mumps, mostly in school-aged children and college students in the northwest area of the state. We are sending this health alert to clinicians across Louisiana to be alert for the signs and symptoms of mumps given our proximity to this outbreak.
Immunize your kids, folks.