Measles Outbreak Grows To 61

The measles outbreak in Clark County has grown to 61 confirmed cases. Eight new cases were confirmed over the weekend.

There are three new exposure locations:

  • The Vancouver Clinic Salmon Creek, 2525 NE 139th St., Vancouver, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, and from 10:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.
  • Image Elementary School, 4400 NE 122nd Ave., Vancouver on Monday, Feb. 11; Tuesday, Feb. 12; Wednesday, Feb. 13; Thursday, Feb. 14; and Friday, Feb. 15.
  • Pacific Middle School, 2017 NE 172nd Ave., Vancouver on Monday, Feb. 11; Tuesday, Feb. 12; and Wednesday, Feb. 13.

Clark County Public Health is urging anyone who has been exposed at an identified location and believes they have symptoms of measles to call their health care provider prior to visiting the medical office to make a plan that avoids exposing others in the waiting room. People who believe they have symptoms of measles should not go directly to medical offices, urgent care centers or emergency departments (unless experiencing a medical emergency) without calling in advance.

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