Mumps Confirmed In In Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County, Fla. (970 WFLA)- Mumps have been reported in Hillsborough County.

 The Department of Health says there is one confirmed case and two possible cases, including  one adult  and two children all members of the same family.  

According to Dr. Doug Holt, Director of the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough, says in many instances  mumps is a relatively mild illness, but it has the potential to cause long term health problems. 

The health department is working to limit potential exposure and is in the process of notifying others who may have come in contact with the family.  

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