INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Those who visited two stores in Indianapolis may have been exposed to measles. Marion County Health Department warned Wednesday of a case of measles confirmed by one person-the state on Monday, March 18, the Microtel Inn & Suites at 5815 Rockville Road and Shapiro & # 39; s Delicatessen visited 808 S. Meridian Street.
According to the authorities, the time frame for a potential exposure was between midnight and 2:00 pm in the hotel and from noon to 2:15 pm at the restaurant.
Most Marion County residents should have been vaccinated and adequately protected against measles infection. The MMR vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella) is routinely given to children aged 12-15 months, along with a second dose at the age of 4-6 years. Adults born before 1957 are generally considered immune.
Anyone with questions about vaccination status should contact (317) 221-2122 (317) 221-2122 his health service or the Health Department's Prevention Program (CDC), symptoms of measles generally appear about 7-7. 14 days after infection of a person. Symptoms of one of these specific exposures in Indianapolis began sometime between March 25 and April 8.
The symptoms of measles include high fever, cough, rash, runny eyes and runny nose.
Persons who are particularly tall. The risk of complications in measles includes infants and children under the age of 5, adults over the age of 20, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems.
Anyone who may have been exposed and developed symptoms should contact their medical staff immediately. Please inform the provider about the exposure of the measles before the visit so that appropriate precautions can be taken.