Montreal health authorities issued a public notice Friday looking for people who may have been exposed to a new confirmed measles case in the city.
This new case of measles is linked to the case reported to the Montreal Regional Department of Public Health (DRSP) on May 2nd.
People who were in the following locations at the times indicated may have been exposed to the measles virus:
Saturday, May 11
- École Des Sources (Iranian Cultural Society of the West Island), 2900 Lake St., Montreal, from noon to 1:05 pm
- Tim Hortons, 3760 Blvd. des Sources, Montreal, from 12:15 pm to 1:25 pm
- Royal Bank, 4400, boul. des Sources, Montreal, from 12:25 pm to 1:35 pm
- Beautician Manju Beauty, 3637, boul. des Sources, Montreal, 2 pm to 5 pm
Sunday, May 12
- Courtyard Marriott Hotel (lobby and pool), 7000 Robert-Joncas Place, Montreal, from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Tuesday, May 14
- Outremont Adventurer Day Care Center, 196 Bates Road – 2 nd Floor, Town of Mount Royal, from 4:30 pm to 5:35 pm
Montreal public health director, Mylene Drouin said anywhere between 200 and 400 people could have been exposed between May 11-14.
If you have not already been vaccinated or had measles in the past, health officials advise to get vaccinated against measles at the CLSC or at your doctor’s office. This vaccine is free, safe and very effective.
Health Canada has reported 48 cases of measles in Canada between Jan. 1 and May 4, 2019. The cases were confirmed in Quebec, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, Ontario, Alberta, and New Brunswick.
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