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Mumps


• To report a case of mumps, call Communicable Disease at 925-313-6740.

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. It is spread from an infected person through saliva. There is a vaccine to prevent mumps called the MMR which is the mumps vaccine combined with protection against measles and rubella.

About Mumps

Information for Healthcare Providers

Where can I get vaccinated in Contra Costa?

The best place to get vaccinated is at your regular health care doctor or clinic. Other places to get vaccines include:

Pharmacies and grocery stores often have immunizations services. Check their websites for details.



Content provided by the Public Health Division of Contra Costa Health Services.

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