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Mumps in U.S. Detention Facilities

Date and Time: Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 2:00-3:00 PM EST/ 11:00-12:00 PM PST

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NACCHO supports local health departments that are on the front lines of public health providing vaccination, responsible for disease surveillance, and prevention and control activities to reduce health risks of cases and outbreaks.

Since September 2018, there have been over 800 mumps cases in adult migrants detained in US detention facilities, who are under Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody.  Detention facilities should follow local or state health department guidance and recommendations for mumps outbreak control. Effective public health interventions in this setting require understanding of facility and custody operations, which often involve frequent transfers of detainees and multiple entities with authority for operations and detainee custody. For this, it is important for health departments and the facility to work together to develop appropriate control measures based on the local epidemiology and the specific needs of each facility.

This webinar will provide an overview from CDC and ICE regarding mumps cases and provide guidance to help health departments to respond more efficiently and help to stop outbreaks sooner.

They will also learn about CDC and ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC) resources and receive guidance on frequently answered questions.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the current landscape regarding mumps outbreaks in U.S. detention facilities
  2. Increase their understanding of detainee movement across federal agencies and detention facilities
  3. Describe differences in the role of different local, state, and federal partners when responding to outbreaks in detention facilitiesIdentify key principles for communicating with detention facilities
  4. Gain a better understanding of CDC guidance and resources available to assist with responding to mumps in detention facilities

Speakers:

  1. Jessica Leung, MPH, Epidemiologist; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Herpesvirus and Domestic Polio Team; Division of Viral Diseases; National Centers for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC
  2. Diana Elson, DrPH, MA, CAPT USPHS; Chief, Public Health, Safety, and Preparedness (PHSP) Unit; DHS/ICE/ERO/ICE Health Service Corps
  3. Mariel A. Marlow, PhD, MPH, Epidemiologist; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Herpesvirus and Domestic Polio Team; Division of Viral Diseases; National Centers for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC

**Note: CE will not be available for this event and will be informational only.

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  • Page last reviewed: August 6, 2019
  • Page last updated: August 6, 2019
  • Content source: August 6, 2019
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