Measles Outbreak has Rockland Health Officials Urging Residents to get Immunized

County health officials say there is a measles outbreak in the county and they are urging anyone who might need a measles vaccination to get it. At a press conference today, Rockland County Commissioner of Health Doctor Patricia Schnabel Ruppert said there are now 11 confirmed measles cases in the County, 5 primary cases and 6 secondary cases. Doctor Ruppert says measles is highly contagious, and anyone who’s not protected is at risk. The Health Department is hosting two free vaccine clinics Thursday and Friday. Thursday’s clinic is being held from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the Community Outreach Center in Monsey. Friday’s clinic is being held from 9:30am to 11:30am at the Pascack Community Center in Nanuet. For more information about the clinics call 845-364-2997. For information about measles, call the New York State Department of Health’s toll-free Measles Information Line at 888-364-4837.

 

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