Measles Outbreak
 
  Measles – Frequently asked questions Q: I’ve been exposed to someone who has measles. What should I do? A: Immediately call your doctor and let him or her know that you have been exposed to someone who has measles. Your doctor can *determine if you are immune to measles based on your vaccination record, age, or laboratory evidence, and *make special arrangements to evaluate you, if needed, without putting other patients and medical office staff at risk Q: Am I protected against measles? A: CDC considers you protected from measles if you have written record showing at least one of the following: *You received two doses of measles-containing vaccine, and you are a(n) * school aged child (grades K-12) * adult who will be in a setting that poses a high risk for measles transition, including students at post-high school education institution, healthcare personnel and international travelers. *You received one dose of measles-containing vaccine, and you are a(n) *preschool-aged child *adult will not be in a high-risk setting for measles transmission. *A laboratory confirmed that you had measles at some point in your life. *A laboratory confirmed that you are immune to measles *You were born before 1957 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED FROM: https://www.cdc.gov/measles/about/index.html https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/measles-investigation



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