New York City health officials reported 23 additional measles cases this past week, bringing the outbreak to to 588 since September.
New confirmed cases were reported in Borough Park (11), Williamsburg (5), Sunset Park (3), Port Richmond (2), and one each from Bensonhurst and Crown Heights.
In Rockland County, the total measles cases have reached 267 confirmed reported cases.
The Rockland County Department of Health, Building A, second floor clinic area, located at 50 Sanatorium Road in Pomona will be offering free MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccines on the following dates/times:
- Monday, June 17 and June 24 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
- Wednesday, June 19 and June 26 from 9:00 am -11:30 am
- Thursday, June 13, June 20, and June 27 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am
- Friday, June 21 and June 28 from 9:00 am -11:30 am
No appointments are needed.
From January 1 to June 6, 2019, 1,022 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 28 states. This is an increase of 41 cases from the previous week. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.
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