Third Case Of Measles-Ottawa

Ottawa Public Health is confirming a third case of measles in the city.

Ottawa Public Health said the latest patient is not connected to two other cases from earlier this year

But like the others, it may have been contracted during international travel,

The health agency is warning people who may have been in any of the following locations at the following times to check their vaccination records and watch for symptoms:

Turnbull School, 1132 Fisher Ave.

  • May 13, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • May 14, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • May 15, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • May 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 Tomlinson Head Office, 100 Citigate Dr.

  • May 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • May 16, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

 Dovercourt Recreation Centre, 411 Dovercourt Ave.

  • May 14, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • May 16, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m..

 Prosol Inc., 1153 Newmarket St.

  • May 14, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 Shoppers Drug Mart, 3151 Strandherd Dr. (Intersection of Woodroffe & Strandherd)

  • May 18, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • May 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

 Queensway Carleton Hospital Emergency Department, 3045 Baseline Rd.

  • May 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m

Pregnant women who have not received two doses of the vaccine, people with weakened immune systems and anyone caring for an infant under one year of age should contact their doctor or Ottawa Public Health to discuss next steps.

Anyone else should check their immunization records to see if they have been vaccinated.

Individuals who believe that they are not immune to measles should contact their health care provider to discuss next steps.

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