Middle School in Birmingham, Child Care Center in Hazel Park Among Latest Measles Exposure Sites

Middle School in Birmingham, Child Care Center in Hazel Park Among Latest Measles Exposure Sites

(Oakland County Health Division, April 8, 2019)

Oakland County, MI- Below is the most recent measles outbreak information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division:

Confirmed cases and vaccinations given

38 total measles cases now confirmed in Oakland County since March 13.

2157 measles vaccinations given since March 13

Updated exposure dates and locations

If you were at the following locations on the dates and times listed below, you were at risk of being exposed to measles. Vaccination is available and effective within 72 hours of exposure. High-risk individuals can receive immune-globulin (Ig) treatment within 6 days of exposure. To view the updated list of confirmed exposure locations, visit www.oakgov.com/health.

April 3

Crowne Point Office Building: 25900 Greenfield, Oak Park, 7:30 – 10 p.m.

April 2

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak – Emergency Department & South Outpatient Radiology: 3601 W. 13 Mile Rd., 3-9 p.m.

Marina’s Alterations: 15075 Lincoln St, Oak Park, 4 – 8 p.m.

Medical Center Pediatrics: 30400 Telegraph Rd Suite 101, Bingham Farms, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

April 1

Green Garden Child Development Center: 1123 E. Woodward Heights, Hazel Park, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Oak Park Urgent Care & Walk-In Clinic: 24661 Coolidge Hwy, Oak Park, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Yeshivas Darchei Torah School: 21550 West 12 Mile Road, Southfield, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Prime 10 Restaurant: 15600 W 10 Mile Rd #17, Southfield, 8:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Target: 30333 Southfield Rd, Southfield, 9:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.

March 31

Crowne Point Office Building: 25900 Greenfield, Oak Park, 6 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Lubavitch Cheder School: 14000 W. 9 Mile Rd., Oak Park, 12 – 6 p.m.

United States Postal Service: 22200 W 11 Mile Rd, Southfield, 4 – 7 p.m.

March 30

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center: 1516 S Cranbrook Rd, Birmingham, 1:30 – 6:30 p.m.

March 29

Derby Middle School: 1300 Derby Rd, Birmingham, All day

Green Garden Child Development Center: 1123 E. Woodward Heights, Hazel Park, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Vaccination sites

The Health Division will host a special measles vaccination clinic open to the public on Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the South Oakland Health Center, 27725 Greenfield Rd., Southfield. The special clinic will have IG treatment for infants under 12 months old who may have been exposed to measles. No other vaccines will be available at the clinic. Oakland County Health Division’s Nurse on Call phone line will be open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, to answer questions. Please call 800-848-5533 or email noc@oakgov.com.

Oakland County Health Division offices in Southfield and Pontiac are open Monday, 8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Health Division offices are not testing centers.

North Oakland Health Center, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 34 East, Pontiac

South Oakland Health Center, 27725 Greenfield Road, Southfield

Contact your healthcare provider or pharmacy for measles vaccine availability.

Important points to remember:

If you do not have documentation of two measles (MMR) vaccines from a doctor or Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR), get vaccinated. If you are unsure if you have had measles in the past, contact your healthcare provider or visit a location above to get vaccinated.

If symptoms develop, call ahead before you visit your doctor or emergency room so they can take precautions to prevent exposure to other individuals.

Stay home if you are sick and don’t allow visitors in your home as measles is highly The virus is spread by direct person-to-person contact through minimal air exposure and contact with contaminated surfaces. It can live in the air for up to two hours where the infected person was present.

Watch for symptoms for 21 days after potential exposure. Call your preferred health care provider if symptoms develop and you believe you were exposed.

Measles is a serious disease that can make individuals very ill. Complications from measles can be severe and include: pneumonia, encephalitis (swelling of the brain), ear infections (can result in permanent hearing loss), preterm birth and/or low birthweight babies in pregnant women.

Immune Globulin (IG) treatment is effective within six days of exposure for high-risk individuals including those who are unvaccinated or unsure about vaccination status, pregnant women and those with a weakened immune system due to illness and diseases like HIV, malnutrition, and/or medications.

For more information

Visit oakgov.com/health for a full list of exposure sites and updated information.

Oakland County Health Division Nurse on Call: 800-848-5533, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. or email noc@oakgov.com

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