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Health officials confirm measles case in Fresno County

FRESNO COUNTY, California - The Fresno County Department of Health has confirmed a case of the measles in Fresno County.

Health officials say an individual traveled outside of the state where the infection occurred. After returning to California, they developed symptoms and may have exposed others during a visit to Clovis Community Medical Center and JF Urgent Care Center.

Health officials say the individual visited the JF Urgent Care Center on April 30th 2018 from 2:00pm - 5:30pm and the emergency room at Clovis Community Medical Center on May 2nd 2018 from 10:30am - 12:00pm. Exposure to measles would only have occurred on those dates and times.
 
Officials say people who were at those locations during those times and dates and show symptoms of measles should stay home and contact their doctor. 

Measles is a highly contagious disease and is contracted by breathing in air which has been shared by a person infected with measles. 

Symptoms of measles are: high fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes, and rash.

Residents with questions about potential exposure can call the Department of Public Health Communicable Disease Investigation at (559) 600-3332.


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