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Get a catch-up vaccination for Mumps Feb 5 & Mar 4

Posted: January 27th, 2009

As per a message from Queen’s University Environment Health & Safety:

Mumps is back!

Four out of five people are not fully protected against mumps.  Make sure you are. Queen’s University is working with the KFL&A Health Unit to provide a couple of catch-up vaccination clinics.

Mumps is a very contagious disease that can cause serious complications in young adults. The age group at risk, are those born between 1970 through to 1991, or ages 18 to 39 years.  Catch it and you’ll spend 9 days in isolation, among other very serious complications.

Get your mumps catch-up immunization on Queen’s Campus in the John Orr Rm on the 2 nd floor of the JDUC Thursday, February 5, 2009 from 11am to 2pm, or in Victoria Hall, Main Common Area from 4 – 8pm.  There will also be a clinic on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 from 11am to 2 pm in the John Orr Rm on the 2nd floor in the JDUC.
Please bring your Health Card to the clinic with you.

For more information on the Mumps Catch-up Campaign call  KFL&A Public Health at 613-549-1232 ext. 1119, or visit www.kflapublichealth.ca/Files/Resources/Mumps.pdf

For more information on the clinics at Queen’s University please refer to our posters:

Feb 5 http://www.safety.queensu.ca/mumps/feb52009.pdf or
Mar 4 http://www.safety.queensu.ca/mumps/mar42009.pdf

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