Health officials: 10 cases of mumps in Skagit County
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- Health officials have in Skagit County say they have identified ten cases of mumps, including five students from the Mount Vernon School District. Skagit County Public Health officials say there have been no reports of mumps in any other school districts in the county. Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus spread from person to person through saliva and mucus.