New measles cases in Washington state

May 16, 2019

Four new cases of measles have been confirmed in Washington state in the following areas:

King County - One case
Locations of potential exposure: https://kingcounty.gov/…/heal…/news/2019/May/04-measles.aspx.

Pierce County - Two cases
Locations of potential exposure: https://www.tpchd.org/…/measles/pierce-county-measles-inves….

Snohomish County - One case
Locations of potential exposure: https://www.snohd.org/460/Measles.

 

If you or a family member develops a fever, cough and/or rash, please call your clinic and describe your symptoms BEFORE entering a medical facility. This will help staff take proper precautions to reduce exposure to other patients.