Mumps outbreak reported at Farmville ICE facility

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FARMVILLE, Va. (WRIC) — Visitation is canceled at the Farmville Detention Center because of 16 confirmed or suspected cases of mumps.

Any detainee who has been exposed to mumps has been separated from the general population of the facility, and they will continue to be separated for 25 days. 

“At this time, the ICE Health Service Corps and the Farmville Detention Center medical staff are working closely with the Virginia Department of Health to prevent the spread of infection,” ICE spokesperson Carissa Cutrell says.

The facility is also not taking any new detainees. 

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