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SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Regional Health District is holding a free mumps vaccination clinic on Wednesday, December 21st at Rogers High School.  There will be two times to choose from if you're interested in attending: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. The vaccine is free for all ages, regardless if you are insured or not.  Spokane Regional Health District asks that you bring vaccine records for children ages 2-18.  Snacks and juice will be provided. 

Gallatin County health officials are urging residents who live in the Belgrade area or who have significant contact with Belgrade Public Schools staff or students to remain vigilant this summer against additional possible cases of mumps. 

New cases of the very contagious mumps virus pop up in Belgrade with seven children now infected in elementary, middle and high schools. "The most important thing you can do to protect yourself from mumps or measles is the shots." Matt Kelly is the health officer with the Gallatin County health department and says even though the vaccine isn't 100 percent; it is the best way to prevent mumps. Kelly describes the mumps as a viral infection of the salivary glands. Typical...

Officials confirm the seventh case of the mumps in the Belgrade School District. That number is up from three cases that were confirmed earlier this month. While the original cases were discovered in Belgrade’s middle school and high school, one of the new cases was confirmed in Saddle Peak Elementary School. In response to the outbreak, health officials are requiring students who have not yet been vaccinated for the disease to stay home. 

A mumps outbreak has health officials warning people to watch for symptoms.  Three students at Belgrade High School and Middle School were diagnosed with the disease. In response to the outbreak, health officials are requiring the 15 to 20 students who have not yet been vaccinated for the disease to stay home.