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Measles exposure possible in Saratoga and Warren counties

Measles exposure possible in Saratoga and Warren counties

June 18, 2017 11:27 AM

ALBANY - The New York State Department of Health says an employee of Hudson Headwaters has a confirmed case of measles.

Anyone who visited the following locations may have been exposed:

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  • Home Depot (garden section of store), 3043 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. between 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on June 5, 2017.
  • Hudson Headwaters Health Network – Warrensburg Health Center, 3767 Main St., Warrensburg, N.Y. between 7:25 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on June 6, 2017.
  • Hudson Headwaters Health Network, 9 Carey Rd., Queensbury, N.Y. between 7:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. on June 7, 2017.
  • Hudson Headwaters Health Network - Warrensburg Health Center, 3767 Main St., Warrensburg, N.Y. between 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on June 7, 2017.
  • Saratoga Stadium restaurant, 389 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. between 6:15 - 9:30 p.m. on June 7, 2017.
  • Hudson Headwaters Health Network – West Mountain Health Services, 161 Carey Rd., Building 1, Queensbury, N.Y. between 7:45 – 10:35 a.m. on June 8, 2017.

The Department of Health says a person is unlikely to get measles if they were born before January 1st, 1957, have received two doses of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine, or have a lab test confirming immunity.

Measles symptoms include a fever, rash, cough, conjunctivitis or runny nose and usually appear 10 to 12 days after exposure.

The Department of Health urges anyone who lacks immunity who was in exposed areas to contact their health care provider. The Saratoga County and Warren County Health Departments have alerted area health care providers of the measles exposures and are working with the Hudson Headwaters to identify and contact anyone who may have been affected.

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