On the same day that Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency over the measles outbreak, Oregon health officials confirmed a case in Multnomah County in the northwest part of the state.
The Oregon Health Authority is working with Multnomah County and other Oregon and Washington agencies to notify individuals of their potential exposure and help them take steps to stop the spread of the virus. The case is connected to a broader outbreak that began in Vancouver earlier this month.
The Multnomah County resident visited the following four public locations while contagious:
- Legacy GoHealth, 22262 NE Glisan St, Gresham, Sunday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Fred Meyers, 22855 NE Parklane, Wood Village, Sunday, Jan. 20 from 11 a.m. to noon.
- Gresham Troutdale Family Medical Center, 1700 SW 257th Dr., Troutdale, Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
- Walgreens Pharmacy, 25699 SE Stark St, Troutdale, Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
No additional cases of measles have been identified in Oregon.
In an update in Clark County, WA, since Jan. 1, 31 confirmed cases and eight suspect cases have been identified.
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