L.A. County health officials report case of measles in non-resident who traveled through Union Station on July 23

L.A. County health officials are investigating a confirmed case of measles in a non-resident who traveled through a part of Union Station on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The possible exposure took place at Patsaouras Bus Plaza Bay 8 between 12:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. on July 23, according to the L.A. County Department of Public Health’s news release that was issued on Tuesday.

There is no current risk of exposure at the location, according to the Department of Public Health (DPH). Anyone who may have been at this location on those dates may be at risk of developing measles for up to 21 days after being exposed. People who were in the location above around the same time should:

  • Review their immunization and medical records to determine if they are protected against measles.
  • Contact and notify their health care provider as soon as possible about a possible exposure if they are pregnant, an infant, have a weakened immune system and/or are unimmunized.
  • Monitor themselves for illness with fever and/or an unexplained rash from 7 days to 21 days after exposure.

For more information about measles, visit Public Health or call 211.

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