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Alameda County Public Health Department - Measles

This is a message from the Alameda County Public Health Department,

Many countries around the world, including countries in Europe, Asia and Africa continue to experience measles outbreaks. In the U.S., six jurisdictions including New York State, New York City, Washington, Texas and Illinois have reported measles outbreak in 2019 (see CDC Measles page https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html). 

 
On February 22, 2019, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), issued a measles clinical guidance due to ongoing concern regarding the spread of measles in California. The full Measles Clinical Guidance is attached and can also be found at http://www.acphd.org/health-alerts.aspx.


Measles is immediately reportable by telephone to the Local Public Health Department. If measles is suspected in a patient in Alameda County, please contact the Acute Communicable Diseases Section of Alameda County Public Health Department at 510-267-3250 M-F 8:30-5pm. For After-hours and Weekends, please call the Alameda County Dispatch at 925-422-7595 and ask to speak with the on-call Public Health Duty Officer.  

 

Thank you for your attention,

Alameda County Public Health Department

1000 Broadway Ave., Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94607

AcuteCD@acgov.org