Three new measles cases confirmed in Butte County

If you were at Enloe Medical Center in Chico between April 10-17, 2019, you may have been exposed to measles.

Posted: Apr 19, 2019 10:39 AM
Updated: Apr 19, 2019 6:24 PM

Updated 10:50 a.m. Friday, Apr. 19, 2019 - Officials from Butte County Public Health said three new cases have been confirmed bringing the total number to 10. 

Even though public exposure locations in Chico have been identified for these cases, the investigation is ongoing and more locations will be added to the list of exposure locations. 

For that list, click here

Residents of Butte County can text BUTTE MEASLES to 898211 to receive public health information.

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BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Three new measles cases were confirmed Friday in Butte County, bringing the total to 10. These cases are linked to the original measles cluster announced on March 24, 2019. (CLICK HERE for a list of cases by county)

If you or a friend or family member were an Enloe Medical Center in Chico between April 10 and April 17, 2019, you may have been exposed to the measles. (CLICK HERE for a link to other locations)

If you are ill with a fever, rash, cough, runny nose or red watery eyes and were present at any of the locations listed during indicated time-frames, you may have been exposed to the measles. If so, you are asked to call Butte County Public Health at (530) 552-3929.

If you think you have symptoms of measles you are asked to call your doctor immediately. Public Health is advising people to avoid going to a clinic, hospital or physician's office before calling their facility.

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