First Measles Case In The County, With Two Potential Exposure Sites

The first case of measles this year in San Diego County has been confirmed in an 11-month-old child who recently traveled to the Philippines.

The county's health and human services agency say the un-immunized infant is now hospitalized, and may have exposed others to the disease at two Kaiser Permanente medical facilities in recent days at the following locations:

  • Kaiser Permanente Otay Mesa Medical Offices, 4650 Palm Ave., San Diego, CA 92154 on the following dates and times: July 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Pediatric Clinic;
  • August 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Pediatric Clinic, Urgent Care and Pharmacy; and August 5 from 4:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Pediatric Clinic.
  • Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center, 9455 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123: August 5 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Emergency Department.

State health officials say as of July 31st, there were 64 confirmed measles cases in California.

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