Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health has confirmed 3 recent cases of mumps in the Guelph area. Mumps cases have been on the rise in Ontario in the last few months.
How is Mumps spread?
Mumps is spread through direct contact with droplets from an infected person (kissing, sharing drinks) as well as indirectly from contaminated surfaces. Many cases are in the 18-35 year age groups.