CHICO – A student at Chico State University may have put others in contact with the measles virus.
The University's Student Health Center sent an e-mail notice to staff and students on Thursday stating that Butte County Public Health had confirmed a case of measles in a student.
The student may have exposed other viruses to the virus in three places:
- The University Village dormitory from the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, through the morning of Tuesday, March 26.
- Ayers Hall, Room 120, 8 to 10.30, Monday, March 25.
- The University Village shuttle from 8:45 am to 11:00 pm. Monday, March 25th.
The Butte County Public Health has confirmed four cases of measles in Butte County. The health department's website states that people who may have come into contact with the measles virus are contacted. However, if you believe that you have been exposed, show symptoms and have not been contacted, call 552-3929 to speak to healthcare workers. [1
- Chico: The Esplanade House, 181 E. Shasta Ave., in Chico during the period from 5th to 9th March and March 15 to March 19.
- Chico: Enloe Medical Center Emergency Room in Chico on March 19, 2019 from 8:30 to 9:00
- Chico (downtown): Monday, March 18, 2019, including: Jamba Juice 10: 30-11: 45, Campus Cycles 11: 20-22: 50 pm, North Rim Adventure Sports Noon until 13:30, Little Red Hen 12: 45-22: 15 and La Hacienda Restaurant 1: 20-3: 20 pm
- Chico: Boba Stop, 226 W. 2nd St., March 24, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
- Chico: Aca Taco, 1000 W. Sacramento Ave., March 24, 2019 from 5:40 pm to 6:40 pm Clock.
- Chico: Line B Bus, No. 3 Bus from the North and West Sacramento Roads to the Transit Center, on March 25, 2019 from 7:34 am to 8:34 pm
- Chico: Enloe Prompt Care in California Park, 888 Lakeside Village Commons, on March 25, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
- Oroville: Elementary School of Sierra Avenue, 1070 Sierra Ave., On Tuesday, March 19, 2018 from 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm Watch
- Oroville: Ampla Health, 2800 Lincoln Street, on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 10:45 am to 12:45 pm
- Oroville: Purple Line Urban Winery, 760 Safford Street, on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6 pm-8pm
- Oroville: The Lodge at Feather Falls Casino, 3 Alverda Dr., on March 26, 2019 from 5: 15-19: 15
According to the website of Butte County Public Health: "Contacting Contacts and public exposure is still active. Further cases and types of exposure can be identified and announced in the future.
"You do not have to contact Public Health or your doctor if you are well and you have not found the specified public exposure in the timeframe specified. "
A two-step vaccine is 97 percent effective against measles.
Symptoms include a fever that starts easily and rises 104-105 degrees, a rash that starts at the hairline, and then the ears and body fall down to the feet, persistent cough, and inflamed eyes, according to the E-mail notification from the Student Health Center.
The Student Health Center said that those who have symptoms of measles should first call Butte County Public Health at 552-. 3929 or the Student Health Center at 898-5241 and should not visit the campus clinic.
Measles are highly contagious and are transmitted by mucus from coughing and sneezing to others.