Clark County officials identify 3 more sites of measles exposure, discard 2 suspected cases

VANCOUVER, Washington. – Clark County Health officials identified three new locations where the public may have been exposed to measles.

On Saturday, officials said the new sites include Maple Grove School in Battle Ground, River HomeLink in Battle Ground and A Children's Dentist in Battle Ground.

There have been no more confirmed cases of measles.

On Friday, officials said there are 19 confirmed cases and seven suspected cases. The number of suspected cases has been reduced to five. Two cases were discarded by laboratory results.

The majority of confirmed cases are in children from 1 to 10 years old. Three cases involve children from 11 to 18 years old. There is a case in an adult between 19 and 29 years of age.

Of the 19 cases, health officials say that 16 of them were not vaccinated and three of them have not been vaccinated.

A person with a confirmed case has been hospitalized.

The Clark County Public Health Department encourages anyone who has been exposed to measles and who believes they have symptoms to call their health care provider before visiting a doctor's office. That way, they can make a plan that avoids exposing others in a waiting room. People who believe they have measles symptoms should not go directly to doctors' offices, urgent care centers, or emergency departments without calling before, unless they are experiencing a medical emergency.

More information: Clark County Measles Research Page

If you have more questions about measles, call your local health department:

Clark County Public Health: (360) 397-8021

Clackamas County Public Health: (503) 655-8411

Public Health of Multnomah County: (503) 988-3406

Washington County Public Health: (503) 846-3594

Public exhibition places

People who visited the following places may have been exposed to measles:

Medical centers:

PeaceHealth Urgent Care – Memorial, 3400 Main St., from noon to 5:30 pm on Monday, December 31.

Magnolia Family Clinic, 2207 NE Broadway, Suite 200, Portland, 11:30 a.m. M. A 3 p. M., Tuesday, January 8.

The Vancouver Clinic, 700 NE 87th Ave., Vancouver

3:30 to 7 pm Friday, January 11.

10:45 am to 1:30 pm Saturday, January 12.

4:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 13.

9:30 am to 1 pm Monday, January 14.

Kaiser Cascade Park Medical Office, 12607 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver

1 to 8:30 pm Saturday January 12

Tuesday, January 16, from 2 to 2 a.m., Wednesday, January 16.

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Emergency Department, 400 NE Mother Joseph Pl., Vancouver

10 pm Saturday, January 12 at 4 am Sunday, January 13.

12:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, January 13.

Emergency Department at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, 2211 NE 139th St., Vancouver

8:30 pm Saturday, January 12 at 1 am Sunday, January 13.

5:45 pm Sunday, January 13 and 12:30 am Monday, January 14.

11:40 pm Monday, January 14 at 5:10 am Tuesday, January 15.

Urgent care and family medicine from Rose, 18 NW 20th Ave., battlefield from 3:45 to 8 pm, Monday, January 14.

The Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel in Portland has been removed from the list of possible venues. Public health learned that the Randall Children's Hospital was notified in advance of the possible measles patient and was able to take preventive measures to ensure that others were not exposed to the patient.


Cornerstone Christian Academy, 10818 NE 117th Ave., Vancouver on Friday, January 4

Vancouver Home Connection, 301 S. Lieser Road, Vancouver, Monday, January 7; Wednesday, January 9 (This is a corrected date); and Friday, January 11.

Hearthwood Elementary School, 801 NE Hearthwood Blvd., Vancouver, Monday, January 7; Tuesday, January 8; and on Wednesday, January 9.

Image Elementary School, 4400 NE 122nd Ave., Vancouver on Tuesday, January 8 and Wednesday, January 9.

Eisenhower Elementary School, 9201 NW Ninth Ave., Vancouver on Tuesday, January 8 and Wednesday, January 9.

Tukes Valley Elementary School, 20601 NE 167th Ave., battlefield on Tuesday, January 8.

Tukes Valley Middle School, 20601 NE 167th Ave., battlefield on Tuesday, January 8

Maple Grove School, 601B SW Eaton Blvd., Battle Ground on Tuesday, January 8 and Wednesday, January 9.

River HomeLink, 601 SW Eaton Blvd., Battle Ground on Tuesday, January 8 and Wednesday, January 9.

Public health requires the exclusion of students and staff without documented immunity against measles only from schools identified as possible exposure sites. Students and staff excluded from identified schools are also excluded from other schools, day care centers and other congregate settings. Students and staff from schools where measles exposure did not occur are not affected by exclusions.

Other places:

A children's dentist, 101 NW 12th Ave., battlefield from 1:30 to 6 pm on Tuesday, January 8.

Fisher Investments, 5525 NW Fisher Creek Drive, Beds

6:20 am to 7 pm Thursday, January 10

6:20 am to 7 pm Friday, January 11

6:20 am to 7 pm Monday, January 14

Tuesday, January 15 from 6:20 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Moda Center (game of the Trail Blazers), 1 N Center Court St., Portland, from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11.

Verizon Wireless at Cascade Station, 10103 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, 5 to 11 pm, Monday, January 14.

Church of Christ the Savior, 3612 F St., Vancouver

9:30 am to noon Sunday, January 6

6 to 11:30 pm Sunday, January 6

9:10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, January 13

Church of Truth, 7250 NE 41st St., Vancouver, from 11 am to 4:30 pm, Sunday, January 6.

Portland International Airport, 7000 NE Airport Way, Portland, from 10:45 am to 3:45 pm on Monday, January 7. More specifically, anyone who has spent time at the Concourse D and Delta Sky Lounge during that time period.

Costco, 4849 NE 138th Ave., Portland from 1 to 5:30 pm on Tuesday, January 8.

Amazon Lockers, 1131 SW Jefferson St., Portland, 3:30 p.m. M. A 7 p. M., Thursday, January 10.

Rejuvenation, 1100 SE Grand Ave. Portland from 3:30 to 7:30 pm on Thursday, January 10.

Pho Green Papaya, 13215 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Thursday, January 10.

Chuck & # 39; s Produce, 13215 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver from 8 to 11:45 pm on Thursday, January 10 and from 2:30 to 5:30 pm on Friday, January 11.

Ikea, 10280 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday, January 11.

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