Los Angeles County health officials are assessing a non-resident measles case that traveled through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) while infectious and is also looking to identify others who are at risk for measles and may have been exposed to this person.
Public Health urges residents, especially those who travel internationally and those who have not been fully protected against measles, to get the measles immunization in order to better protect their individual health and to prevent the spread of measles to others.
Other people may have been exposed to measles since this person visited public locations while infectious. Potential public exposure locations and times were as follows:
5/26/2019 – LAX Airport, Terminal 4, Gate 48B, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
5/28/2019 – LAX Airport, Tom Bradley International Terminal, Remote Gate, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
There is no known current risk related to measles that exists at any of these venues at this time.
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Union County, NJ
The New Jersey Department of Health is warning residents about a confirmed case of measles in a New York City resident who potentially exposed individuals in Union County on May 30, 2019.
Anyone who visited the AristaCare Health Services Corporate Office, 245 Birchwood Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016 on May 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. may have been exposed to measles:
The Department recommends that anyone who visited the location listed above during the specified dates/times should contact a health provider immediately to discuss potential exposure and risk of developing the illness. If you have been exposed, you are at risk if you have not been vaccinated or have not had measles. Individuals potentially exposed on these dates, if infected, could develop symptoms as late as June 20.
Anyone who suspects an exposure is urged to call a health care provider before going to a medical office or emergency department. Special arrangements can be made for evaluation while also protecting other patients and medical staff from possible infection.
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