Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Make sure you're protected from Mumps

Thu, 31 May 2012

People are being urged to make sure they are vaccinated after an outbreak of Mumps on the Island.

Last week the Department of Health revealed that 12 new cases of Mumps had been diagnosed in the last month.

Mumps is an acute viral illness which has been seen less frequently since the introduction of the MMR vaccine in 1988.

The public has been asked to check that they have had their two doses of MMR to ensure they are protected.

If you are unsure of whether you have had the MMR the advice is to contact your doctor.

Director of Public Health, Dr Kishore, said it was important to be vaccinated to stop the illness spreading:

(Play media file below)



  • Dr Kishore - Director of Public Health


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed