District 220 provides update on mumps outbreak

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 3/13/2017 5:09 PM

Barrington Unit District 220 Superintendent Brian Harris on Monday updated the community about the daily conference calls the district continues to have with the Lake County Health Department regarding the mumps virus in the Barrington area.

The health department has reported one additional confirmed case of mumps at Barrington High School, bringing the total to four confirmed cases. There are several suspected or probable cases at Barrington High and Prairie and Station middle schools, Harris said. The health department has reported one suspected case of mumps at Roslyn Road Elementary School as well.

 

District 220 is partnering with the health department and the Illinois Department of Public Health to provide a free measles, mumps and rubella vaccine clinic to eligible Barrington High staff and students.

Harris referred community members to the district's mumps FAQ page at barrington220.org/mumpsFAQ.

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