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Butte County health officials confirm 1 additional measles case

Butte County Public Health has confirmed one additional measles case in an adult, bringing the total number of cases in Butte County to 12.

Posted: May 20, 2019 12:30 PM
Updated: May 20, 2019 12:33 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County Public Health has confirmed one additional measles case in an adult, bringing the total number of cases in Butte County to 12.

Officials said the additional case is linked to the original measles cluster on March 24 and have announced one potential public exposure location. 

People may have been potentially exposed to the virus at Enloe Medical Center Emergency Department from May 10, 2019, at 8 a.m. to May 11, 2019, at 2 p.m. 

Health officials encourage people to check the full location list often, which is updated with any new potential exposure locations. To view the list CLICK HERE

“After a significant interruption in confirmed measles cases, we remind residents that measles is one of the most infectious illnesses in the world. Anyone who is unvaccinated is urged to get their MMR vaccination,” said Dr.Andy Miller, Butte County Public Health Officer.

For general questions about measles, the public may call Butte 2-1-1 or text BUTTEMEASLES to 898211 to receive public health information.

For more information on measles in Butte County, CLICK HERE. 

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