Case of mumps confirmed at VCU

Case of mumps confirmed at VCU
Anyone at VCU with symptoms of the mumps should contact the Student Health office. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - VCU says the Richmond City Health Department is investigating one confirmed case and one suspected case of mumps at the school.

VCU is urging anyone with symptoms of the mumps to contact the Student Health office at 804-828-8828 and to avoid interaction with others for at least five days after symptoms begin.

Symptoms of mumps include:

  • Low-grade fever
  • Body aches
  • Headache
  • Swelling/tenderness in the jaw and cheek area

Click here to visit VCU's health website for more information.

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