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Don’t Let Mumps Spoil Your Fun Infographic

Don’t Let Mumps Spoil Your Fun

MMR vaccination is the best protection against mumps!

[Illustration of vial labeled MMR and syringe]

Keep from spreading mumps

  • Don’t share drinks or eating utensils [Illustration of fork, spoon, knife, plate, and cup]
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes [Illustration of male sneezing into tissue]
  • Stay home when you are sick [Illustration of female in bed with frown on sleeping face]
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water [Illustration of hands rubbing bubbling bar of soap]
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces [Illustration of bucket, sponge, cleaning spray bottle, and rubber gloves]

Signs and symptoms of mumps

Mumps is best known for the puffy cheeks and swollen jaw that it causes. [illustration of male with swollen checks and pain in jaw]

Fever [illustration of female with grimace on face, thermometer in mouth, and arms clutching shoulders for warmth]

Headache [illustration of male with grimace on face, holding head in pain]

Loss of appetite [illustration of female with grimace on face, turning down offer of pizza]

Muscle aches [illustration of male with grimace on face, holding arm in pain]

Tiredness [illustration of female yawning]

There is no treatment for mumps

If you have symptoms, stay home and away from others and contact Student Health Services or your doctor.

[illustration of hospital building]

Ask your student health services about where you can get vaccinated

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