Clark Co. measles outbreak grows to 16 confirmed, 5 suspected cases – KATU
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Clark Co. measles outbreak grows to 16 confirmed, 5 suspected cases – KATU

Properly being officers negate they’ve had two extra cases of measles in Clark County, bringing the total to 16 confirmed cases for the reason that origin of the three hundred and sixty five days.

As well they’re investigating 5 more suspected cases of the infection.

A lot of the confirmed cases involve youngsters below 10 years mature, nonetheless, three cases involve youngsters ages Eleven to 18.

Folks who’re contaminated visited several public locations whereas contagious, including the Portland Worldwide Airport, IKEA, and several other health care facilities and colleges. (fat list underneath)

Fourteen of those contaminated had been no longer immunized, whereas two others are no longer verified to include had the vaccine.

“Measles would possibly even be so contagious that you’re going to even be in a room, and can include to you’re inclined, two hours after any individual with measles left, and peaceable net the illness,” said Dr. Alan Melnick, the director of public health for Clark County.

Ought to you or your diminutive one narrate signs of measles, name your health care provider before coming in so that they’re going to limit exposing somebody else in the waiting room.

Multnomah County Properly being said they include got had no confirmed cases yet, but said there is a probability of exposure.

“Most folk are immunized, but again measles does include a manner of finding folks who aren’t. It’s basically the most contagious human illness every person knows about,” Dr. Paul Lewis with Multnomah County Properly being said.

Dr. Lewis says will include to you would possibly include relatively of one below the age of 1 that you’re mad about, you would possibly discuss with your healthcare provider about getting the vaccine early. You’d peaceable also discuss with any daycare your diminutive one attends to bag sure they require their team to be updated on immunizations.

Ought to you would possibly include any extra questions about the measles, name your native health division:

  • Clark County Public Properly being: (360) 397-8021
  • Clackamas County Public Properly being: (503) 655-8411
  • Multnomah County Public Properly being: (503) 988-3406
  • Washington County Public Properly being: (503) 846-3594

KATU’s Kellee Azar talked with a mother who selected now to no longer vaccinate her diminutive one to learn more about what prompted her resolution:

Below is a total list of locations and dates of imaginable exposure:

Properly being Care Providers:

Magnolia Family Hospital, 2207 NE Broadway, Suite 200, Portland from Eleven:30 am to three pm Tuesday, Jan. eight.

The Vancouver Hospital, Seven-hundred NE 87th Ave., Vancouver

  • three:30 to 7 pm Friday, Jan. Eleven.
  • 10:Forty five am to 1:30 pm Saturday Jan. 12.
  • Four:30 to 7:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • 9:30 am to 1 pm Monday, Jan. 14.

Kaiser Cascade Park, 12607 SE Mill Undeniable Blvd., Vancouver from 1 to eight:30 pm Saturday, Jan. 12.

Randall Children’s Clinical institution at Legacy Emanuel Emergency Department, 2801 N Gantenbein Ave., Portland from Eleven:30 am to 2 pm Saturday, Jan. 12.

PeaceHealth Southwest Clinical Center Emergency Department, Four hundred NE Mother Joseph Pl., Vancouver

  • 10 pm Saturday, Jan. 12 to Four am Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • 12:30 to eight:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 13.

Legacy Salmon Creek Clinical Center, 2211 NE 139th St., Vancouver

  • eight:30 pm Saturday, Jan. 12 to 1 am Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • 5:Forty five pm Sunday, Jan. 13 and 12:30 am Monday, Jan. 14.
  • Eleven:Forty pm Monday, Jan. 14 to 5:10 am Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Colleges:

Cornerstone Christian Academy, 10818 NE 117th Ave., Vancouver on Friday, Jan. Four

Vancouver House Connection, 301 S. Lieser Avenue, Vancouver on Monday, Jan. 7; Tuesday, Jan. eight; and Friday, Jan. Eleven.

Hearthwood Main College, 801 NE Hearthwood Blvd., Vancouver on Monday, Jan. 7; Tuesday, Jan. eight; and Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Image Main College, 4400 NE 122nd Ave., Vancouver on Tuesday, Jan. eight and Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Eisenhower Main College, 9201 NW Ninth Ave., Vancouver on Tuesday, Jan. eight and Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Public Properly being is requiring exclusion of students and team with out documented immunity to measles from colleges, diminutive one care and various congregate settings.

Tukes Valley Primary College, 20601 NE 167th Ave., Battle Ground on Tuesday, Jan. eight.

Tukes Valley Center College, 20601 NE 167th Ave., Battle Ground on Tuesday, Jan. eight

Other locations:

Church of Christ Savior, 3612 F St., Vancouver from 9:30 am to noon Sunday, Jan. 6 and 6 to Eleven:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 6.

Church of Fact, 7250 NE forty first St., Vancouver from Eleven am to Four:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 6.

Portland Worldwide Airport, 7000 NE Airport Manner, Portland from 10:Forty five am to three:Forty five pm on Monday, Jan. 7. More particularly, somebody who spent time in Concourse D and the Delta Sky Lounge at some stage in that time period.

Costco, 4849 NE 138th Ave., Portland from 1 to 5:30 pm Tuesday, Jan. eight.

Amazon Lockers, 1131 SW Jefferson St., Portland from three:30 pm to 7 pm Thursday, Jan. 10.

Rejuvenation, 1100 SE Wide Ave., Portland from three:30 to 7:30 pm Thursday, Jan. 10.

Pho Green Papaya, 13215 SE Mill Undeniable Blvd., Vancouver from 7:30 to 10:30 pm Thursday, Jan. 10.

Chuck’s Make, 13215 SE Mill Undeniable Blvd., Vancouver from eight to Eleven:Forty five pm Thursday, Jan. 10 and 2:30 to 5:30 pm Friday, Jan. Eleven.

IKEA, 10280 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland from Four:30 to eight:30 pm Friday, Jan. Eleven.

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January 18, 2019
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