Favorite

Department of Health

Press Release
 

 

DOH Mumps Update

(Little Rock--) The Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health (DOH), is confirming seven (7) cases of mumps: two cases in White County and one case each in Little River, Clark, Pulaski, Drew and Lonoke Counties.

Contacts of these patients have been notified and immunization records assessed to determine if additional doses of mumps, measles, rubella vaccine (MMR) are needed. None of the cases have had any known contact with any cases from Iowa and other states affected by the recent mumps epidemic in the Midwest.

The DOH is receiving an increased number of reports of mumps because of the increased awareness of the disease among medical professionals as a result of the Midwest epidemic.

For more information on mumps, click on www.cdc.gov or http://www.idph.state.ia.us/adper/faq_general.asp#008.

Favorite

Speaking of Medical News

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

More by Arkansas Times Staff

  • New episode of Rock the Culture: "People's Police"

    In this week’s episode, Antwan and Charles provide perspective and conversation on the ongoing contract negotiations between Little Rock Education Association and Little Rock School District regarding Fair Teacher Dismissal Act, the Little Rock Mayoral Runoff Election, and lack of coverage of white nationalist’s rally. In addition, they interview Sgt. Willie Davis of the Little Rock Police Department regarding importance of community policing and his involvement in the O.K. Program, a mentoring program for teenage black males.
    • Nov 13, 2018
  • New episode of Rock the Culture: "Vote for a Change"

    In this week’s episode, Antwan and Charles provide perspective and conversation on the 2018 local elections in Little Rock and Central Arkansas.
    • Nov 8, 2018
  • New episode of Out in Arkansas: "The Rainbow Wave"

    Out in Arkansas’s hosts Traci Berry and Angie Bowen talk about all the things because all the things are LGBTQ things. This week they talk about the outcome of the mid-term elections and finding positives in even the smallest steps of progress, as well as what comes next. It doesn’t stop with our votes! Thank you for listening! #outinarkansas #beinggayinthesouth #dontbeadouche #beadecentperson
    • Nov 8, 2018
  • More »

Latest in Medical Community

  • UAMS earns 10-year reaccreditation

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently learned that it has been reaccredited another 10 years by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
    • Oct 16, 2007
  • UAMS performs 7,000th stem-cell transplant

    The internationally known treatment program for multiple myeloma at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) reached another milestone today (Oct. 10) as Jeffrey Zwerin of California received the 7,000th stem-cell transplant procedure perfor
    • Oct 10, 2007
  • Richard Morrison receives endowed chair

    Richard P. Morrison, M.D., today became the inaugural recipient of the Chair in Sciences Basic to Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
    • Oct 9, 2007
  • More »

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: Arkansas becomes casino country

    • Oaklawn will expand and become a gaming destination, Southland will drop dog racing and Pope…

    • on November 15, 2018
  • Re: Best of Arkansas 2018

    • Bazzel is the man.

    • on November 14, 2018
  • Re: End trade war

    • However, federal data through September show that soybean exports are up 1 percent over all…

    • on November 14, 2018
 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation