Edmonton launches mumps immunization campaign

November 27, 2007

Edmonton's colleges and universities are getting ready for the mumps as the outbreak threatens to move North.  Capital Health has launched a campaign encouraging all Edmonton PSE students and staff to take advantage of free immunization clinics being held at uAlberta, Grant MacEwan College, NAIT, Concordia University College, Norquest College, and Kings University College.  Capital Health is hoping to immunize 78,000 students and staff in the first phase of the campaign.  Phase 2, planned for January, hopes to reach 155,000 young adults.