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NY: Measles exposure alert for NY/NJ; 275 confirmed cases in Rockland Co.- Health Emergency declared; 609 in Brooklyn/Queens; 54 cases in Orange Co NY.; cases in Erie Co. & Monroe Co. NY; Exposure alert Bergen Co NJ; 18 cases in Westchester Co. NY; 10 Sullivan Co. cases; 1 Greene and Suffolk Co. Case

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  • NY: Measles exposure alert for NY/NJ; 275 confirmed cases in Rockland Co.- Health Emergency declared; 609 in Brooklyn/Queens; 54 cases in Orange Co NY.; cases in Erie Co. & Monroe Co. NY; Exposure alert Bergen Co NJ; 18 cases in Westchester Co. NY; 10 Sullivan Co. cases; 1 Greene and Suffolk Co. Case

    Source: http://hudsonvalleypost.com/traveler...gious-disease/

    Traveler Exposes Hudson Valley To Highly Contagious Disease
    Bobby Welber
    October 4, 2018

    ...According to the New York State Department of Health anyone who visited the following locations in Rockland County may have been exposed to measles:

    Bais Medrash of New Square, 11 Truman Ave, New Square

    Friday, 9/28, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    Saturday, 9/29 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
    Sunday, 9/30 between 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
    Sunday, 9/30 between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

    Sukkah adjacent to Avir Yakov Boys' School, 766 N. Main St, New Square

    Friday, 9/28 between noon and 4 p.m.
    Saturday, 9/29 between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

    Refuah Health Center,728 N. Main St, New Square

    Saturday, 9/29 between 11:30 p.m. and 2 a.m.
    Monday, 10/1 between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30p.m.

    Officials are also working closely with the New Jersey Department of Health to find people who may have been exposed at Newark Liberty International Airport. The traveler arrived in Terminal B and may have traveled to other areas of the airport., officials say.

    Anyone who was in the airport on September 28 between 5:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles, and if infected could develop symptoms as late as Oct. 19, according to the New York Department of Health...

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    Source: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health...s/measles.page
    Recent Outbreak in Brooklyn and Queens

    As of June 24, 2019, there have been 609 confirmed cases in NYC since September.
    Vaccination Requirement in Brooklyn

    On April 9, the Health Commissioner ordered every adult and child who lives, works or resides in the following ZIP codes and has not received the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to be vaccinated:
    • 11205
    • 11206
    • 11211
    • 11249
    On April 17, the Board of Health voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the Commissioner's order and the vaccination requirement.
    As of June 24, 29,220 doses of the MMR vaccine have been administered to people who are under 19 years old in Williamsburg and Borough Park since October.
    People who demonstrate they are immune from measles or have a medical condition that prevents them from receiving the vaccine will not need to get vaccinated.
    If the Health Department identifies a person with measles or an unvaccinated child exposed to measles in one of the above ZIP codes, that individual or their parent or guardian could be fined $1,000.
    You can get vaccinated at a Federally Qualified Health Center near you, or at our immunization clinic in Fort Greene...

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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/
    Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 24, 2019, there are 359 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (275 in Rockland County, 54 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 10 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/ Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 21, 2019, there are 358 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (275 in Rockland County, 54 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 9 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)


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    Source: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/h...s-information/
    2018 - 2019 Measles Outbreak in Rockland County:

    As of June 19, 2019, there are 275 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 19, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.6%
    • 1-3 years: 26.5%
    • 4-6 years: 13.1%
    • 7-18 years: 27.3%
    • 19+ years: 21.5%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 19, 2019:
    • 76.7% have had 0 MMRs
    • 4.7% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.3% have had 2 MMRs
    • 15.3% have unknown status
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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/
    Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 19, 2019, there are 356 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (275 in Rockland County, 52 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 9 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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    Source: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/h...s-information/
    2018 - 2019 Measles Outbreak in Rockland County:

    As of June 18, 2019, there are 272 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 18, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.8%
    • 1-3 years: 26.5%
    • 4-6 years: 13.5%
    • 7-18 years: 28.2%
    • 19+ years: 21.0%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 18, 2019:
    • 77.6% have had 0 MMRs
    • 4.4% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.3% have had 2 MMRs
    • 14.7% have unknown status


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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/
    Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 18, 2019, there are 352 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (272 in Rockland County, 51 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 9 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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    Source: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health...s/measles.page
    Recent Outbreak in Brooklyn and Queens

    As of June 17, 2019, there have been 596 confirmed cases in NYC since September.
    Vaccination Requirement in Brooklyn

    On April 9, the Health Commissioner ordered every adult and child who lives, works or resides in the following ZIP codes and has not received the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to be vaccinated:
    • 11205
    • 11206
    • 11211
    • 11249
    On April 17, the Board of Health voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the Commissioner's order and the vaccination requirement.
    As of June 17, 28,351 doses of the MMR vaccine have been administered to people who are under 19 years old in Williamsburg and Borough Park since October.
    People who demonstrate they are immune from measles or have a medical condition that prevents them from receiving the vaccine will not need to get vaccinated.
    If the Health Department identifies a person with measles or an unvaccinated child exposed to measles in one of the above ZIP codes, that individual or their parent or guardian could be fined $1,000.
    You can get vaccinated at a Federally Qualified Health Center near you, or at our immunization clinic in Fort Greene...

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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/
    Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 17, 2019, there are 347 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (268 in Rockland County, 51 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 8 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/
    Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 14, 2019, there are 344 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (267 in Rockland County, 49 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 8 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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    Source: https://www.nydailynews.com/news/pol...zzy-story.html


    New York outlaws religious exemptions to vaccination amid epidemic national measles outbreak
    By Denis Slattery
    | New York Daily News |
    Jun 13, 2019 | 5:15 PM

    ALBANY — Amid a record national outbreak in measles, New York state lawmakers outlawed religious exemptions to vaccination, shutting down anti-vaxxers who called the move unconstitutional.

    Gov. Cuomo signed a bill into law Thursday evening...

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    Source: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/h...s-information/
    2018 - 2019 Measles Outbreak in Rockland County:

    As of June 12, 2019, there are 266 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 12, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.8%
    • 1-3 years: 26.3%
    • 4-6 years: 13.5%
    • 7-18 years: 28.2%
    • 19+ years: 20.3%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 12, 2019:
    • 77.8% have had 0 MMRs
    • 4.5% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.4% have had 2 MMRs
    • 14.3% have unknown status

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/h...s-information/
    2018 - 2019 Measles Outbreak in Rockland County:

    As of June 11, 2019, there are 267 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 10, 2019:
    • 77.9% have had 0 MMRs
    • 4.6% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.4% have had 2 MMRs
    • 14.1 unknown status
    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 10, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.8%
    • 1-3 years: 26.0%
    • 4-6 years: 13.7%
    • 7-18 years: 28.6%
    • 19+ years: 19.8%
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    Source: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health...s/measles.page
    Recent Outbreak in Brooklyn and Queens

    As of June 10, 2019, there have been 588 confirmed cases in NYC since September.
    Vaccination Requirement in Brooklyn

    On April 9, the Health Commissioner ordered every adult and child who lives, works or resides in the following ZIP codes and has not received the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to be vaccinated:
    • 11205
    • 11206
    • 11211
    • 11249
    On April 17, the Board of Health voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the Commissioner's order and the vaccination requirement.
    As of June 10, 27,607 doses of the MMR vaccine have been administered to people who are under 19 years old in Williamsburg and Borough Park since October.
    People who demonstrate they are immune from measles or have a medical condition that prevents them from receiving the vaccine will not need to get vaccinated.
    If the Health Department identifies a person with measles or an unvaccinated child exposed to measles in one of the above ZIP codes, that individual or their parent or guardian could be fined $1,000...

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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/
    Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 11, 2019, there are 332 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (262 in Rockland County, 43 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 7 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)


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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://hudsonvalleypost.com/hudson-...ed-to-measles/

    Hudson Valley Doctor’s Office, Pharmacy Exposed To Measles
    Bobby Welber
    June 11, 2019

    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.:

    Middletown Medical
    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...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/h...s-information/
    2018 - 2019 Measles Outbreak in Rockland County:

    As of June 10, 2019, there are 262 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 10, 2019:
    • 77.9% have had 0 MMRs
    • 4.6% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.4% have had 2 MMRs
    • 14.1 unknown status
    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of June 10, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.8%
    • 1-3 years: 26.0%
    • 4-6 years: 13.7%
    • 7-18 years: 28.6%
    • 19+ years: 19.8%


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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/
    Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 10, 2019, there are 329 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (262 in Rockland County, 40 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 7 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/
    Some areas of New York State are currently experiencing a measles outbreak, including the lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City.
    Measles spreads easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. If you have questions about measles or the measles vaccine, call the New York State Measles Hotline at 888-364-4837.

    As of June 7, 2019, there are 324 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (259 in Rockland County, 39 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 6 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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    Source: https://www.lohud.com/story/news/loc...te/1383236001/

    Measles: Rockland County announces Spring Valley exposure site
    Robert Brum, Rockland/Westchester Journal News Published 3:46 p.m. ET June 7, 2019

    Another measles exposure site was announced in Rockland County, where an eight-month outbreak has led to a total of 259 confirmed cases.

    Anyone who visited Pharmacy Plus, 728 N. Main St., Spring Valley, on Tuesday, May 28 from 1-2 p.m., may have been exposed to measles, with a risk of exposure until 4 p.m.

    The time frame reflects the period that the infected individuals were in this area and a two-hour period after they left the area, because the highly contagious virus remains in the air and on surfaces for up to two hours...

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