Clark County measles outbreak: two more cases of measles


Clark County measles outbreak: two more cases of measles.

Public health officials on Thursday said two more cases of measles have been confirmed and two more suspected cases are being investigated in Clark County.

The new cases bring the total of confirmed measles cases to 16. There are now a total of five suspected cases.

All of the confirmed cases involve children who are 18 years old or younger, and 14 of the 16 were unvaccinated, health officials said. The vaccination status of the other two children has not been verified.

One child who is a confirmed case has been hospitalized, along with one suspected case.

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The children may have exposed others at health clinics, schools, restaurants and other locations.

Clark County Public Health is requiring students and staff who do not have documented immunity to measles to stay away from schools identified as possible exposure sites.

Officials on Thursday also identified two additional schools and two health care facilities as possible place where people may have been exposed. They are included in the full list of potential exposure sites below:

Health care facilities:

Rose Urgent Care and Family Practice, 18 NW 20th Ave., Battle Ground from 3:45 to 8 pm Monday, Jan. 14.
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center Emergency Department, 2211 NE 139th St., Vancouver from 11:40 pm Monday, Jan. 14 to 5:10 am Tuesday, Jan. 15.
Magnolia Family Clinic, 2207 NE Broadway, Suite 200, Portland from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8.
The Vancouver Clinic, 700 NE 87th Ave., Vancouver
3:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.
10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12.
4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13.
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14.
Kaiser Cascade Park, 12607 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver from 1 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12.
Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel Emergency Department, 2801 N Gantenbein Ave., Portland from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12.
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Emergency Department, 400 NE Mother Joseph Pl., Vancouver
10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 to 4 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13.
12:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13.
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, 2211 NE 139th St., Vancouver
8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 to 1 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13.
5:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 and 12:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14.

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