Mumps Outbreak at College of Charleston Prompts Response From State and Local Health Officials

An outbreak of mumps at the College of Charleston has been designated by DHEC after three cases of the contagious disease have been confirmed in the past week. The first case was confirmed on Tues. Sept. 17 and the campus community was notified on Fri. Sept. 20.

According to a press release from CofC, school health officials and campus staff have been working to identify and minimize the impact of the outbreak.

Officials say an on-campus vaccination clinic is in the process of being set up and more details will be announced soon.

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