Mumps Outbreak Nassau County

Lisa Volk and Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

The Long Beach area of Nassau County is currently experiencing a mumps outbreak. As of 09/07/16, 30 confirmed and 17 probable cases have been diagnosed. Multiple suspect cases are under investigation. The majority of cases were fully vaccinated with two doses of MMR vaccine. The median age of case patients is 25 years. Many of the patients are college age and are expected to return to universities in New York State and other states across the US. Symptom onsets have ranged from June 9, 2016 to August 26, 2016 with symptoms including jaw tenderness, malaise, anorexia, headache, low grade fever, and parotitis. Please see attached memo for further information.

NYSHFA CONTACTS:

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20