MUMPS Information

The University of Northern Iowa Student Health Clinic has confirmed cases of the mumps and several cases are being investigated in the community. The Student Health Clinic has been working with the Black Hawk County Health Department and the Iowa Department of Public Health on these cases. Students who have been tested or have been diagnosed with the mumps have been instructed to remain in isolation for five days or longer if their symptoms persist. The UNI Student Health Clinic has also been in contact with the University of Iowa Student Health Clinic due to of the multiple cases (100 plus) that they have had on their campus and the measures they are taking to control their outbreak.

For more information, visit our MUMPS information page

Health Information Resources

These web links contain health information and should not be interpreted as personal medical advice. If you would like to learn more or are concerned about your own health issues, please call (319) 273-5161 to speak with the UNI Student Health Clinic resource nurse.

Self-Diagnosis Web Sites

FreeMD - interactive medical library featuring the virtual doctor

Medline Plus – health topics A-Z

Web MD – symptom checker

Go Ask Alice –health information and resources

E-Checkup to go - programs are personalized, evidence-based, online prevention interventions for alcohol and marijuana

Mayo Clinic –health information and resources


Sexual Health Web Sites

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-sexual health information

Birth control information

Birth control methods fact sheet

Birth control information:

Get Yourself Tested –Sexually transmitted disease information and testing


Mental Health Web Sites

UNI Counseling Center

National Suicide Hotlines:
        National Hopeline Network or 1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433
        National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-TALK
        1-800-273-8255 Life Line Chat


LGBT Health resource Web Sites

CDC LGBT health

Health Communities

Ten Things Transgender Persons Should discuss with Their Healthcare Care Provider

Top 10 Things Lesbians Should discuss with Their Healthcare Provider

Ten Things Transgender Persons Should discuss with Their Healthcare Care Provider


Public Health

Understanding Vaccines


Travel Health Web Sites

CDC Travelers’ Health

US State Department Travel Alerts


Substance Abuse Information

Resources for the University of Northern Iowa Students:

Getting help for yourself or others:

Prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs and illegal drug information:

Alcohol e-check up:

Marijuana e-check up:

Blood alcohol calculator: