Mumps Outbreak

Mumps Outbreak

General Information on for People on Mumps

Resources for Primary Care

Online Education and Support for Patients with mumps
  • Please send this link to patients with mumps for their own education on the disease, isolation and contact tracing (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RW7QKKT). You can send this link via email, text or Facebook messenger.
  • Additional information:

- PDF Information for Patients with Mumps

Online Education and Support for Contacts of People with Mumps

Please send this link to patients with mumps so patients can forward it on to their contacts (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WH7WQ8F). 

This link provides contacts with education on the disease, self-assessment of risk and advise on MMR and quarantine.  This link can be sent via email, text or Facebook messenger.

Additional Information:

- PDF Information for Contacts

- PDF Information on Quarantine

Managing a case of mumps exposure in the Healthcare Setting

Recommendations for Occupational Health and Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Setting.

Further information on Mumps can be found on the Ministry of Health’s website.

Information for Southern Region schools and early childhood settings

School and early childhood centres are asked to discuss the information below with their Public Health Nurse

Letter to Principals of Schools
Messages for Schools to share with families
Guidelines for follow up of a case of mumps in a school
Letter to Managers of Early Childhood Centres
Messages for Early Childhood Centres to share with families
Guidelines for follow up of a case of mumps in an early childhood setting

Mumps timeline cartoon

Information for Oamaru schools and early childhood settings

School and early childhood centres are asked to discuss the information below with their Public Health Nurse
Letter to Principals of Schools
Messages for Schools to share with families
Letter to Managers of Early Childhood Centres
Messages for Early Childhood Centres to share with families
Mumps timeline cartoon