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K-State Today

February 1, 2016

MMR vaccination clinic today for students, faculty, staff

Submitted by Lafene Health Center

Lafene Health Center will have a walk-in measles-mumps-rubella, or MMR, vaccination clinic for Kansas State University students, faculty and staff from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1.

Kansas State University has confirmed one student case of mumps.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, symptoms for the mumps include fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite and swollen and tender salivary glands under the ears on one or both sides. It is spread from respiratory droplets, which are transmitted by sneezing and coughing.  

Students with symptoms — even if they have received a MMR vaccine — should immediately call Lafene Health Center at 785-532-6544 and ask for a nurse before they visit the health center. Read a PDF of Lafene Health Center's FAQ on mumps. Family members can read more information about the university's health services.