Vancouver, Wash. — Clark County Public Health Officials announcing Wednesday there are 14 confirmed cases of measles and 3 suspected cases reported in the county.
The 14 confirmed cases are all children. 12 are children under the age of 10, 2 are between 11 and 18 years old.
13 of the confirmed cases are also children who are unimmunized.
The patents visited locations all over the Portland and Vancouver area including 5 schools.
The following is a list of locations and dates where people may have been exposed.
Health care facilities:
Public Health is requiring exclusion of students and staff without documented immunity to measles from schools, child care and other congregate settings.
Public Health has established a call center for questions related to the investigation. Anyone who has questions about public exposures should call, 360.397.8021. The call center hours are 9 am to 5 pm daily, including weekends.
At this time, it’s unclear whether these cases are connected. This is an ongoing outbreak investigation. Public Health will provide updates as additional information becomes available. Public Health has created a webpage dedicated to the measles investigation that contains the latest information, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.
Anyone with questions about measles infection or the measles vaccine should call their primary care provider or their local county health department: