Shasta County health officials confirm measles case in infant

The Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency is investigating another confirmed case of measles in an infant.

Posted: Apr 23, 2019 1:48 PM
Updated: Apr 23, 2019 1:59 PM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency is investigating another confirmed case of measles in an infant.

This case is linked to the Shasta County measles case announced on April 11. 

Health officials said that in order to prevent measles from spreading, the level of community immunity needs to be at 95 percent, however, Shasta County is at 93 percent.

Health officials said that people who have received two doses of the MMR vaccine have less than a 1 percent chance of contracting the disease. 

Below is a list of potential exposure locations:

  • The 99 Cents Only Story located on Hilltop Drive in Redding on April 18 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. 

  • WalMart in Redding on April 18 from 2:45 - 4:30 p.m. 

  • SavMor Foods on Westside Road in Redding on April 19 from 9:45 - 11:15 a.m. 

  • Dollar Tree on Westside Road in Redding on April 19 from 10:15 - 11:30 a.m. 

For a full list of potential exposure locations in the North State, CLICK HERE

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