KENT, OH (WOIO) - Kent State just released a public health advisory saying that the city of Kent and Portage County were made aware of a case of mumps at the school.
KSU posted a notice on its website saying that the health and safety of their community is their top priority.
All appropriate measures as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been followed. University Health Services is advising all students and employees that the mumps virus could be circulating and to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the virus.
Kent State University Health Services and the health departments of the City of Kent and Portage County have recently become aware of a confirmed case of mumps at Kent State University. Our community's health and safety are our top priorities, and we want our community to be aware of symptoms and virus prevention. The University promptly disseminated information about mumps, and has followed all guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.