Friday, June 01, 2007

Public Health Officials Confirm Case of Measles

Lane County news--

Lane County health officials have received confirmation that a 21 year-old Lane County resident has tested positive for the measles virus.
" “We’ve been working together to identify those who may have had contact with this individual and to determine their immunization status,” said Betsy Meredith, Lane County Public Health."

Early symptoms a cough, red eyes that are sensitive to light, fever, and runny nose for several days before they develop a rash which usually begins 3-4 days after the first symptoms and begins in the face, behind the ears and the neck. You may also have a fever as high as 104°.

If you suspect that you have the measles, call your doctor or health care provider immediately! DO NOT GO TO THE DOCTOR'S OFFICE, HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM, PUBLIC-HEALTH OR URGENT CARE as a person that is infected with the measles is contagious for four days before and four days after the rash appears.

Additionally,If you flew into Eugene on flight 6406 from San Francisco on Tuesday, May 22, please contact Public Health officials at 682-4041.


Anonymous Laura said...

I had measles as a kid...twice! Not much fun but at least I won't get it again. One good thing about being old - you've either had it all or had a shot to prevent it. I was a pin cushoin as a kid because my dad was in the army. Every time we moved, we got shots. I'm safe.

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Anonymous annabel kuehn said...

I am an intern for the State Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program. I have been posting the following message on hip-hop forums, and upon leaving that genre of CMC came across your blog linked to OR forums. I was very pleased to be introduced to your site. The potential for an outbreak is severe, and I would greatly appreciate it if you would help spread the following news to the online community. I have linked the latest press release as well. Thank you for your time. If you have any questions:
ATTENTION Re: Brother Ali Concert in Eugene, Ore. Nightlife Exposure to measles

If you attended the Brother Ali concert at the WOW Hall in Eugene, Ore. on May 29, you are at risk for exposure to the measles virus. Lane County Public Health officials have recently confirmed two cases of measles in Eugene, one of which attended the Brother Ali concert while contagious. Please make sure you have been vaccinated; determine if you have ever had measles in the past; and contact the Lane County Health at (541) 682-4041. YOU MAY BE CARRYING THE VIRUS WITHOUT KNOWING.

Other nightlife exposure may have occurred by the same case following the show at Jamison’s Bar in downtown Eugene, from midnight to 2 a.m. on May 30. Additional times and places for potential contact with the virus are available through your local health department ( and local news media.

If you have a fever and rash and think that you may have measles, immediately call your health care provider. Do not go to the doctor’s office, hospital emergency room, Public Health or Urgent Care. Call first, tell the staff your symptoms and concern about possible measles. Your provider or the health care facility will assure that you are evaluated in a way that limits your exposure to other people.

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