Hudson Valley Doctor’s Office, Pharmacy Exposed To Measles
Officials announced more sites where you could have been exposed to measles in the Hudson Valley, including a doctor's office and a pharmacy.
On Monday, the Sullivan County Public Health Department announced more possible measles exposure sites and confirmed seven Sullivan County residents have tested positive for measles this year.
Residents may have been exposed to measles if they were at the following location on June 1, between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. or between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Moshe
Laurel Park Road
South Fallsburg, NY 12779
Residents may have been exposed to measles on June 4, if they were at the following location between 12:45 p.m. and 4 p.m.:
4058 State Route 42, Suite 6
Thompson Square Mall, Monticello, NY 12701
As of June 10, there are 262 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County. Rockland County health officials also announced another measles exposure location
Anyone who visited Pharmacy Plus on North Main Street in Spring Valley during the afternoon on May 28 is at risk for exposure to measles, officials say.
Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus that is spread by direct contact with nasal or throat secretions of infected people. People first develop a fever, then often a cough, runny nose and watery eyes, followed by an appearance of a rash. People are considered infectious four days before to four days after the appearance of the rash.
Symptoms include a fever, rash, cough, conjunctivitis or a runny nose. Symptoms usually appear 10-12 days after exposure but may appear as early as seven days and as late as 21 days after exposure.
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