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Mumps Outbreak at Lopez State Jail

3 years 10 months 1 week ago Thursday, September 14 2017 Sep 14, 2017 September 14, 2017 8:03 PM September 14, 2017 in News

EDINBURG – Authorities are reporting another mumps outbreak at the Lopez State Jail in Edinburg.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice confirms there are 149 offenders there who have been quarantined.

Three offenders recently tested positive for the illness.

If anyone has a loved one in the facility, the prison is asking for them to call before you head over for visitation.

A notice posted on the TDCJ website said there is also housing areas at the gurney unit in Palestine, Texas and at the Willacy County State Jail that are under restrictions due to "confirmed illnesses."

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