WCDHD confirms box of measles with exposures in Lincoln County

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. A box of measles has been reliable by a West Central District Health Department.


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The dialect says a corner review with a Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has identified several open exposures in Lincoln County.

People famous to have been unprotected are being notified.

Exposures include: Madison Middle School Apr 1, 2017 to Apr 10, 2017 New Life Church Youth Group Apr 5, 2017 (6:00pm – 10:30 pm)
Great Plains Health Emergency Room Apr 10, 2017 (6:00pm – 2:30 am on Apr 11) Precise Medical Care Apr 11, 2017 (8:00am – 2:00pm)
Great Plains Health Pavilion in Pathology Services Apr 11, 2017 (11:00 am – 3:00pm).

What are a signs and symptoms of Measles? The signs and symptoms of measles generally start about 7‐14 days after exposure. A standard box of measles starts with amiable to assuage fever, cough, runny nose, red flowing eyes and a bruise throat. Two or 3 days after a symptoms begin, little white spots, called Koplick’s spots, might seem inside a mouth. Three to 5 days after a start of symptoms a red or reddish‐brown unreasonable appears. The unreasonable customarily starts on a face during a hairline and spreads downward to a neck, trunk, arms, legs and feet.

What should we do if we attended one of these locations? Watch closely for a conflict of signs and symptoms of measles. Those who were putrescent during a locations listed above could rise symptoms adult to 21 days after their exposure.

If we attended one a of locations on a dates and times listed above and rise symptoms of measles, call your medical provider right divided to plead your symptoms and intensity bearing before display adult during a clinic. The provider will advise we to possibly come to a hospital or arrange a revisit during a opposite plcae so that other people are not exposed.

If we have been vaccinated or had measles in a past am we protected? You are stable opposite measles if we have been sufficient vaccinated opposite measles or if we have had measles in a past.

• People innate before to 1957 are deliberate to be defence since during that time many people were putrescent with measles as children.

• Most persons underneath 40 years of age who were agreeable with propagandize entrance mandate have had dual doses of MMR and have a really low risk of building measles if exposed. Persons who were non‐compliant with that requirement are during high risk if unprotected to a chairman shedding a measles virus.

• Preschool children 12 months of age or comparison should have had during slightest one sip of measles‐containing vaccine.

• Infants reduction than 12 months of age are too immature to be vaccinated and should be monitored closely for symptoms if they attended one of a events listed above. Call your health caring provider if your tot has been unprotected and is too immature to be vaccinated to plead options.

Healthcare crew and visit general travelers should have 2 MMR doses. Adults innate in or after 1957 who are not medical crew or visit general travelers and can't endorse that they have been vaccinated or had measles in a past should cruise removing a sip of vaccine during this time to minimize a risk of appropriation measles in a future.

What should we do if we have questions about my vaccination status? You can call your medical provider or a West Central District Health Department during (308) 221-6831 or (308) 696-1201 to plead your immunization story and either we need to get a vaccination during this time.

Where can we get vaccinated opposite measles? You can call your medical provider or West Central District Health Department during (308) 221-6831 or (308) 696-1201.

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