Mumps Case Confirmed at UO
(March 27, 2017) The University Health Center confirmed one case of mumps on the UO campus in late March. Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus, which is spread through coughing, sneezing, or touching contaminated items or surfaces.
If you were not vaccinated for mumps (part of the MMR vaccine) or have not had mumps, you are at risk of infection.
Learn what steps you should take.
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Appointments can be made online through myUOHealth, or by calling 541-346-2770. Students may make an appointment in person, but are not guaranteed a same-day appointment. A nurse is always available to answer any questions or concerns. Click here for directions and parking information.
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Cancel an Appointment
You can now use the student portal, myUOHealth, to cancel appointments up to 24 hours prior to your visit. If you need to cancel an appointment that is less than 24 hours away, please call the health center at 541-346-2770. Students who miss or fail to cancel their appointment within two hours of check-in will be charged a non-refundable no-show fee ($20-$30 depending on the type of appointment).
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A Healthcare Facility for Students
The University Health Center is funded primarily by student fees. With few exceptions, we serve only students currently enrolled at the University of Oregon.
Sick Notes / Medical Excuses
University Health Center does not provide excuses for students who miss class due to illness or injury. Students are advised to notify their faculty that they are unable to attend class. Click here for more information.