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    Department of Health investigating 6 cases of mumps at SUNY Buffalo
    Published 03/12 2016 10:25AM
    Updated 03/12 2016 10:25AM


    The New York State Department of Health is investigating six cases of mumps at SUNY Buffalo.

    SUNY Buffalo has identified two probable and four suspect cases of mumps among students.

    The NYSDOH is working closely with the Erie County Department of Health and SUNY Buffalo.

    The university says it has issued a notification to all students, faculty and employees...

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    Outbreak Of Mumps On Long Island
    By Elizabeth Johnson -
    August 1, 2016

    The Nassau County Department of Health in consultation with the New York State Department of Health is investigating an increase incidence of mumps in individuals who reside in Long Beach and the surrounding communities of Nassau County. To date, 18 cases of mumps have been investigated in Nassau County. The cases under investigation include young adults who have or had mumps-like symptoms.


    • #3

      Long Beach Mumps Outbreak Growing Steadily
      BREAKING: Officials report 18 more cases; recommend MMR vaccine to protect children.
      By Alex Costello (Patch Staff) - August 26, 2016 11:38 am ET

      The outbreak of mumps in Long Bech is growing, according to health officials.

      Newsday reported that there have been 18 more recorded cases since the beginning of the month, bringing the total to 36. The infection hasn't spread off the Barrier Island yet, officials have said...


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        Plattsburgh State student diagnosed with mumps
        Health officials encourage hand washing, vaccination
        Published 3:15 PM EDT Sep 12, 2016
        By Brad Evans

        PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. ?A SUNY Plattsburgh student has been diagnosed with mumps, the health department said.

        The Clinton County Health Department confirmed the case Monday afternoon.

        Officials did not identify the student with the contagious disease. They were working to notify those who may have had contact with the patient and check their immunization records.

        So far, only one student has been diagnosed...


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          Officials: Mumps outbreak grows in Long Beach
          September 13, 2016 7:32 AM

          LONG BEACH - The mumps outbreak in Nassau County appears to be growing.

          The state health department says the number of Mumps cases being investigated in Long Beach are now approaching 50...


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            Mumps case at SUNY Oswego may be linked to Long Island outbreak
            Published 09/15 2016 03:57PM
            Updated 09/15 2016 03:57PM

            OSWEGO, N.Y. (WSYR-TV)

            The case of mumps at SUNY Oswego that was announced Wednesday is believed to be associated with a recent outbreak in Long Island

            Another case of mumps has now been diagnosed in a student at SUNY Plattsburgh, which is about two hours north of Albany.

            The state's health department says it's traced the mumps case at SUNY Oswego back to the Long Island area and is now working on tracing the origin of that case identified in Plattsburgh.

            Since June, the Nassau County Health Department in Long Island has diagnosed more than 45 cases of mumps...


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              Second State University College at Oswego student in a month gets mumps
              By Ken Sturtz |
              on October 08, 2016 at 6:27 PM, updated October 08, 2016 at 6:31 PM

              OSWEGO, N.Y. -- For the second time in a month State University College at Oswego student has tested positive for mumps, a contagious viral infection.

              In an email sent to students and staff Saturday, President Deborah Stanley said the student in question left campus last weekend, returned home on Monday and saw a doctor. The student received the positive test results Friday afternoon.

              The student spent five days in isolation at home and is no longer contagious, Stanley said. They will return to campus Saturday she said...


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                Mumps outbreak at SUNY New Paltz: swim team quarantined, unvaccinated students sent home
                by Frances Marion Platt/October 31, 2016/

                On Wednesday, October 26, SUNY New Paltz issued a terse statement that the Elting Pool in the Athletics and Wellness Center was being closed until further notice, without further explanation. The following day, the mystery was cleared up: A spate of mumps cases had been reported on campus in the previous couple of weeks, and the common denominator among the victims had been narrowed down to participation in the intercollegiate swimming program.

                A follow-up statement from Athletics, Wellness and Recreation director Stuart Robinson was released on Thursday, saying that the department had ?suspended swim practices and workouts until Friday, November 4, 2016 to allow for time to see if there are any more confirmed cases from other members of the program.? In addition, intercollegiate swim meets scheduled at Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey this past Saturday and at Hartwick College in Oneonta this Saturday, November 5, have been canceled...


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                  Eight SUNY New Paltz students have mumps
                  Posted Nov 1, 2016 at 5:53 PM Updated Nov 1, 2016 at 5:57 PM
                  By Paul Brooks
                  Times Herald-Record

                  NEW PALTZ ? Eight students at SUNY New Paltz have come down with a case of mumps, according to campus officials.

                  In an email sent out Monday evening, Dr. Jack Ordway, director of Student Health Service, said the affected students who have immunizations were in isolation. A ?small number? of students who were not immunized had been sent home until Nov. 27, the email said...


                  • #10

                    More mumps cases reported at SUNY New Paltz; swim meets canceled
                    By Freeman staff
                    Posted: 11/03/16, 4:41 PM EDT | Updated: 37 secs ago

                    NEW PALTZ >> Reported cases of mumps at SUNY New Paltz had risen to 11 as of Thursday, mostly among members of the school?s intercollegiate swimming program, according to a College Health Center update.

                    The health center and college officials had reported eight cases of mumps on campus as of Tuesday...


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                      12th case of mumps at SUNY New Paltz
                      Monday Posted at 3:37 PM Updated at 3:43 PM
                      By Paul Brooks
                      Times Herald-Record

                      NEW PALTZ - The count in the mumps outbreak at SUNY New Paltz is up to 12 and could grow higher.

                      On Monday, the college posted the update on its web site saying the latest person to come down with the disease is a member of the athletics staff. That person is currently home recovering...


                      • #12

                        Mumps cases continue to rise at SUNY New Paltz

                        NEW PALTZ ? As of November 8, Student Health Service at SUNY New Paltz has confirmed 13 cases of mumps on campus including one athletics staff member and several members of the swim team.

                        Director of Student Health Service Dr. Jack Ordway said that while the state Health Department has indicated that there is minimal risk of transmission, out of an abundance of caution, the college has provided information about precautions...


                        • #13

                          More Mumps Cases Reported at SUNY New Paltz; Outbreak Affects 15
                          At least eight of the cases involve members of the swim team

                          Fifteen cases of mumps have now been confirmed at the State University of New York at New Paltz, an increase of six in the last two weeks.

                          At least eight members of the school's intercollegiate swim team, along with one athletics staff member, are among those who fell ill, the school said...


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                            Feedback: Case Of Mumps Reported In Watertown School District
                            Story Published: Nov 16, 2016 at 1:17 PM EST
                            Story Updated: Nov 16, 2016 at 6:26 PM EST

                            A possible case of mumps is being investigated in the Watertown City School District.

                            Jefferson County Public Health officials said the child is fully recovered and has returned to class at North Elementary School.

                            It's not confirmed to be mumps, but the child's doctor noticed symptoms that are consistent with the contagious disease.

                            A letter sent home tells parents and guardians what symptoms to look for and to make sure children's vaccinations are up to date...


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                              Another Mumps Case Reported at SUNY New Paltz as Outbreak Expands to 16
                              At least eight of the cases involve members of the swim team

                              Another case of the mumps has been confirmed at the State University of New York at New Paltz, bringing the total number to 16 since the outbreak was reported in early October.

                              At least seven new cases have been reported in the last two weeks, according to the school. Eight members of the school's intercollegiate swim team, along with one athletics staff member, are among those who fell ill...