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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Feb. 28, 2024

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Clark County measles cases at 70 as two more confirmed

By , Columbian Social Services, Demographics, Faith

Clark County Public Health has confirmed two new cases of measles, according to a Saturday press release. Among the 70 total confirmed cases, 51 involve children younger than 11. There are 15 cases between the ages of 11 and 18, one between the ages of 19 and 29, and three between the ages of 30 and 39.

The agency also identified Saturday a new location where people may have been exposed to measles: The Vancouver Clinic at 700 N.E. 87th Ave. from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. For a complete list of exposure sites, visit our measles exposure site webpage.

In 61 cases, the patients were not immunized and the immunization status of seven others remains unverified. There are two cases in which patients had received one of the two recommended doses of the vaccine. For more information on the outbreak, visit Clark County Public Health’s measles investigation webpage: Clark.wa.gov/public-health/measles-investigation.

Columbian Social Services, Demographics, Faith