Potential Measles Exposure in Surrounding Towns

Published April 2, 2019 | Board of Health Nurse | Automatically Archived on 4/17/2019

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State health officials alert residents about potential exposure to measles in multiple locations. There have not been any locations identified in Sudbury but nearby towns are affected. Those exposed or developing symptoms are urged to contact their healthcare provider.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed that a person was diagnosed with measles in greater Boston on Sunday, March 31, 2019. During the infectious period, the individual went to locations where other people may have been exposed. For more information about exposure sites and disease information please visit the following links at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

https://www.mass.gov/news/state-health-officials-alert-residents-about-potential-exposure-to-measles-in-multiple

https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/07/xw/measles.pdf

Submitted by Phyllis Schilp BSN, RN

Sudbury Health Department Town Nurse

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