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NY: Measles exposure alert for NY/NJ; 296 confirmed cases in Rockland Co.- Health Emergency declared; 653 in Brooklyn/Queens; 55 cases in Orange Co NY.; cases in Erie Co. & Monroe Co. NY; Exposure alert Bergen Co NJ; 18 cases in Westchester Co. NY; 14 Sullivan Co. cases; 1 Greene and Suffolk Co. Case; 6 cases in Wyoming County

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  • NY: Measles exposure alert for NY/NJ; 296 confirmed cases in Rockland Co.- Health Emergency declared; 653 in Brooklyn/Queens; 55 cases in Orange Co NY.; cases in Erie Co. & Monroe Co. NY; Exposure alert Bergen Co NJ; 18 cases in Westchester Co. NY; 14 Sullivan Co. cases; 1 Greene and Suffolk Co. Case; 6 cases in Wyoming County

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

    As of August 15, 2019, there are 296 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of August 15, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 12.2%
    • 1-3 years: 27.0%
    • 4-6 years: 13.9%
    • 7-18 years: 26.4%
    • 19+ years: 21.6%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of August 15, 2019:
    • 78.7% have had 0 MMRs
    • 5.7% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.4% have had 2 MMRs
    • 12.2% have unknown status

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

    As of August 12, 2019, there have been 653 confirmed cases in NYC since September 2018.
    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 August 12, 33,234 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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  • Shiloh
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    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 August 12, 2019, there are 385 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (290 in Rockland County, 55 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 14 in Sullivan County, 6 in Wyoming County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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    Source: https://13wham.com/health-matters/5-...nite-community

    5 cases of measles confirmed in Wyoming County Mennonite community
    by WHAMThursday, August 8th 2019

    Wyoming County, N.Y. (WHAM) - Health officials with the New York State Department of Health confirmed five cases of measles of the Mennonite community in Wyoming County.

    Officials said patient zero in the cluster of cases has not traveled outside Wyoming County.

    The source of the measles remains unknown. As a result, measles may be circulating in Wyoming County.

    Anyone who shows up to a doctor's office with fever and rash should be treated as a potential measles case. Primary care providers are being asked to ask about possible measles exposures for those who may have a fever, cough, conjunctivitis and coryza...

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

    As of August 2, 2019, there are 290 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of August 2, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 12.4%
    • 1-3 years: 26.9%
    • 4-6 years: 13.4%
    • 7-18 years: 26.2%
    • 19+ years: 21.0%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of August 2, 2019:
    • 78.3% have had 0 MMRs
    • 5.9% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.4% have had 2 MMRs
    • 12.4% have unknown status

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

    As of July 29, 2019, there have been 642 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 July 29, 32,275 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: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/h...s-information/
    2018 - 2019 Measles Outbreak in Rockland County:

    As of July 30, 2019, there are 289 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 30, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 12.1%
    • 1-3 years: 27.0%
    • 4-6 years: 13.5%
    • 7-18 years: 26.3%
    • 19+ years: 21.1%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 26, 2019:
    • 78.2% have had 0 MMRs
    • 5.9% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.5% have had 2 MMRs
    • 12.5% 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 July 26, 2019, there are 284 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 26, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.7%
    • 1-3 years: 27.5%
    • 4-6 years: 13.0%
    • 7-18 years: 26.68%
    • 19+ years: 21.1%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 26, 2019:
    • 78.2% have had 0 MMRs
    • 5.6% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.5% have had 2 MMRs
    • 12.7% have unknown status

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    Source: https://midhudsonnews.com/2019/07/25...outbreak-over/

    Rockland County declares measles outbreak over
    July 25, 2019

    NEW CITY Rockland County officials, Thursday, declared the measles crisis in the county is over.

    Since the measles outbreak began last October, there have been 283 confirmed cases in Rockland causing the county to impose a state of emergency. That has now expired. Over the last three months the number of new confirmed cases has dramatically declined by 29 percent in May, by 63 percent in June and by 42 percent to date in July, County Executive Edwin Day reported...

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

    As of July 22, 2019, there have been 637 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 July 22, 31,790 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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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/h...s-information/
    As of July 17, 2019, there are 282 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.
    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 17, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.7%
    • 1-3 years: 27.3%
    • 4-6 years: 13.1%
    • 7-18 years: 26.6%
    • 19+ years: 21.3%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 17, 2019:
    • 78.4% have had 0 MMRs
    • 5.3% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.5% have had 2 MMRs
    • 12.8% have unknown status

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

    As of July 15, 2019, there have been 623 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 July 15, 31,299 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: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/h...s-information/
    As of July 16, 2019, there are 281 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.
    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 16, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.7%
    • 1-3 years: 27%
    • 4-6 years: 13.2%
    • 7-18 years: 26.7%
    • 19+ years: 21.4%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 16, 2019:
    • 78.3% have had 0 MMRs
    • 5.3% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.6% have had 2 MMRs
    • 12.8% have unknown status

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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 July 15, 2019, there are 368 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (281 in Rockland County, 55 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 14 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)

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    Source: https://dailyvoice.com/new-york/clar...ounced/771921/


    New Rockland Measles Exposure Site Announced
    Kathy Reakes
    07/12/2019 5:47 p.m.

    ...Officials said on Friday, July 12 there is a chance of exposure to anyone who visited the Auction Mart (Appliance), located at 75 Route 59, Monsey, on Friday, July 5, from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with a risk of the exposure until 1:30 p.m.

    These times reflect the period that the infected individuals were in this area and a two-hour period after they left the area because the virus remains in the air and on surfaces for up to two hours...

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

    As of July 11, 2019, there are 280 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County.

    Age groups for the confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 11, 2019:
    • Less than 1 year old: 11.4%
    • 1-3 years: 27.1%
    • 4-6 years: 13.2%
    • 7-18 years: 26.8%
    • 19+ years: 21.4%
    Vaccination rates for confirmed measles cases in Rockland County as of July 11, 2019:
    • 78.2% have had 0 MMRs
    • 5.4% have had 1 MMR
    • 3.6% have had 2 MMRs
    • 12.9% 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 July 12, 2019, there are 367 confirmed cases of measles in New York State outside of New York City (280 in Rockland County, 55 in Orange County, 18 in Westchester County, 14 in Sullivan County, 1 in Suffolk County and 1 in Greene County.)


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

    As of July 8, 2019, there have been 620 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 July 8, 30,756 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...

    Leave a comment:

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