By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health alerted residents Friday who visited several locations throughout York County between September 9 and September 12 that they may have been exposed to measles.
The locations and times when residents may have been exposed include:
- Crunch Fitness- York, 905 Loucks Rd., York, PA on Sept. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.
- Sheetz, 215 Arsenal Rd., York, PA, on Sept. 11 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
- Central York Middle School, 1950 N. Hills Rd., York, PA, on Sept. 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:10 p.m.
- Central York High School, 601 Mundis Mill Rd., York, PA, on Sept. 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- WellSpan Stony Brook Health Center, 4222 E. Market St., Lincoln Hwy. York, PA on
- Sept. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.;
- Sept. 10 from 7:15 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.;
- Sept. 11 from 7:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.;
- Sept 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Stony Brook facility houses WellSpan Family Medicine – Stony Brook, WellSpan OB/GYN – Stony Brook, and WellSpan Lab Services – Stony Brook.
“We have a second individual with a suspected case of measles, which can be highly contagious,” Secretary Levine said. “WellSpan Health is in the process of notifying patients, staff and visitors who were in WellSpan Stony Brook Health Center during the identified times; however, if you have been properly immunized against measles, your risk of getting the disease is minimal. If you believe you might have been exposed and experience symptoms, please contact your health-care provider or call our toll-free hotline at 1-877-PA-HEALTH.”
To date, 14 cases of measles have been confirmed in Pennsylvania. More than 1,200 cases have been reported in the United States in 2019. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992.
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