Hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak reported in Covington County, Alabama

Health officials have reported an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in Covington County, Alabama. The total number of reported cases is not note.

Travellers who are travelling with small children can decrease the risk of exposure to hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) virus by frequent hand washing and maintaining careful personal hygiene.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.

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