Two more measles cases in Champaign County

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CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign News-Gazette reported on Sunday afternoon that there were two new cases of measles in Champaign County.

The two cases are in addition to two cases earlier this week.

From the News-Gazette:

Possible exposures took place between 5 and 8:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Texas Roadhouse, 204 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign; between 7 and 9;10 p.m. Feb. 10 at Save-A-Lot, 220 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana; between 1 and 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11, 12, 13 and 14 at Urbana Early Childhood School, 2202 E. Washington, Urbana, and between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Carle Convenient Care on Windsor at 1818 E. Windsor Road, Urbana.

Pryde said symptoms of measles include rash, high fever, cough, runny nose, and red, watery eyes. If individuals develop symptoms of measles, the health district recommends that they stay home and call their health care provider.

Special arrangements can be made for evaluation while also protecting other patients and medical staff from possible infection.

For more information call the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District at 217-531-4255.

Most people who have been vaccinated for measles are not at a risk of infection.



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