A measles outbreak is spreading in a Washington district known for not vaccinating its children, and health officials have declared a public health emergency.
According to the county health department, at least 18 other sites were identified on Saturday in Oakland County that may have been exposed to measles.
On Thursday, the department had a list of more than 25 published exposure sites between 14 and 20 March. The additional sites will postpone exposure to March 21st.
There were at least five confirmed cases of highly infectious disease and three other suspected cases. Health officials said an infected Israeli traveler may have spread the virus during a visit to Oakland County from March 6 to 13.
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"Unvaccinated people need to get vaccinated A record of two measles (MMR) vaccines that are not sure if you have been vaccinated or do not know if you are in Contact your health care provider for past measles, "said Leigh-Anne Stafford, Healthcare Specialist for Oakland County, in a press release
People are urged to be alert for symptoms 21 days after possible exposure, symptoms include:
- High fever (can reach over 104 degrees Fahrenheit)
- Runny nose
- Red, watery eyes (conjunctivitis)
- Tiny white spots on the inner cheeks, the Zahnf leish and the jaw f of the mouth (Koplik spots) two to three days after onset of symptoms
- A rash that is red, sublime and patchy; usually begins on the face, spreads to the trunk, arms and legs 3-5 days after the onset of symptoms
Anyone who has visited the places during the specified times and appointments can be vaccinated until Sunday. The nurse of Oakland County Health Division is on The phone line is open from 10:00 to 14:00, Sunday at 800-848-5333 or by e-mail ([email protected]).
Other contact points for measles
18. – March 21
Dovid ben Nuchim, 14800 Lincoln Street, Oak Park
Farber Hebrew Day School, 21100 West 12 Mile Road, Southfield
Berkley Medical Center, 1695 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley, 13:30 to 16:00
Walgreens, 7380 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield, 9:30 to midnight
Kravings, 25270 Greenfield Road, Southfield, 9:00 am to midnight
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak – Emergency Room and Sixth Floor North Tower, 3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, 14:30 – 23:00
Beaum ont Hospital, Royal Oak – 3535 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, 3:00 pm
Crowne Point Office Building, 25900 Greenfield, Oak Park, after 9:00
Berkley Urgent Care, 3270 Greenfield Road, Berkley, 16 -19h
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak – 6th floor, North Tower: 3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Roya l Oak, 1 pm-5pm. 19659005] Berkley Urgent Care, 3270 Greenfield Road, Berkley, 10-13 pm
The 7-Eleven, Lincoln Street, 15350 Lincoln, Oak Park, 9: 20-23 : 30 O'clock
Ahavas Yisroel, 25952 Greenfield, Oak Park, 10: 00-12: 30
The Kollel Institute of Greater Detroit, 15230. Lincoln Street, Oak Park, 8-11.30
Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit, 24600 Greenfield Road, Oak Park, 9:00 pm to midnight
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak – Emergency Room, 3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, 10:30 am-6pm
Mapleview Liquor Store: 6084 Maple Road, West Bloomfield Township, 11 am- 2pm
Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit, 24600 Greenfield Road, Oak Park, 8: 40-11 pm
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