The measles outbreak at Clark Co. drops to 63; possible exhibition site at Vancouver Elementary School | New


CLARK COUNTY, WA (KPTV) – The Clark County Public Health Department confirmed Wednesday another afternoon of measles, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 63.

The Ministry of Health is investigating a suspected case and has identified three new places where people may have been exposed to the virus, including a primary school in Vancouver.

Potential sites and moments of exposure include:

  • Vancouver Clinic Washougal, 291 C St., Washougal from 7:10 am to 10:35 am Thursday, February 14th.
  • The Vancouver Clinic, 700 NE 87th Ave., Vancouver from 1:50 pm to 6:00 pm on Monday, February 18th.
  • Burton Elementary School, 14015 NE 28th St., Vancouver on Monday, February 11th; Tuesday, February 12; Wednesday, February 13th.

For a complete list of possible exposure sites, visit the Department of Health's Measles Inquiry Web page.

Anyone who thinks they have been exposed is asked to call their health care provider before going to the doctor's office to develop a plan that avoids exposing another person. People who think they have measles symptoms should not go directly to a doctor's office, an emergency treatment center or an emergency department – unless they have a medical emergency – without phoning. in advance.

A call center has been set up to answer questions at 360-397-8021.

For more information on other Oregon exhibit sites related to the confirmed case in Multnomah County, visit the Oregon Health Authority's measles webpage.

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