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Measles

Local Situation Update

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Maricopa County Department of Public Health is actively monitoring the current Measles outbreak related to Disneyland. As of January 30, 2015, there have been two confirmed cases in Maricopa County.

 

Media Advisories

 

The best way to prevent measles is with vaccine. Anyone born ON or AFTER January 1, 1957 should receive two doses of the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine. If you were born after January 1, 1957 and do not have a blood test proving that you are already immune to measles, or have not had two doses of MMR, please call your healthcare provider and ask about vaccination. Anyone born BEFORE January 1, 1957 is generally considered immune to measles.

 

Individuals & Families

Healthcare Providers

Healthcare Providers are reminded to report suspected cases of measles. In Maricopa County, immediately contact Disease Surveillance staff at 602-506-6767.

Schools & Child Care

 Additional Resources

Schools and child care programs are required by law to report suspected cases of measles. In Maricopa County, immediately contact Disease Surveillance staff at 602-506-6767.

 

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Measles

 

Telephone:

602.506.6767

 

After Hours/Weekends Number:

602.747.7111

 

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