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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the city of Pasadena Public Health Department have identified more locations for possible measles exposure.

This is the same measles case previously announced.

The individual visited the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica and Pasadena while infectious between Dec. 26 and Dec. 29, and visited the following venues at the following times:

* Santa Monica Pier and the Blue Plate Taco restaurant (1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica) on Dec. 26 from 1:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.;

* Ralphs (3601 E Foothill Blvd., Pasadena) and Nordstrom Rack Hastings Village (3363 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena) on Dec. 28 from 11:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.;

* Paradise Cove Beach Café in the city of Malibu on Dec. 29 from 12:30 p.m. until 5 p.m.

No current risk related to measles exists at these venues at this time as the period of possible exposure ended more than a week ago. In addition, because measles is spread from person-to-person by the respiratory route, there is no risk present related to food that may have been consumed at these locations.

However, individuals who were present at these locations during the indicated times, especially those with weakened immune systems or persons who may not have been immunized against measles, may be at risk of developing measles and should watch for symptoms of the illness.

Common symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose, conjunctivitis (red eyes) and a rash which usually appears 10 to 12 days after the exposure.

Persons who were potentially exposed and who develop symptoms of measles (especially fever and rash) should seek care immediately. Call ahead to your provider before going in so that actions can be taken to protect others.

Measles immunizations are available at your healthcare provider, local pharmacy or health clinic.

Public Health clinics offer no or low-cost immunizations for individuals who are uninsured or underinsured. To find a nearby Public Health clinic, call 2-1-1 or visit http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/chs/phcenters.htm.

For more information about measles, visit http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/measles or call 2-1-1.

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  1. Mirella Hernandez says:

    Everyday, someone sneezes & no one seems to be concerned.
    Practice good hygine, have a healthy diet & avoiding overly crowded places is the best advice.
    Be safe everyone & always question the medical field because it’s your DUTY to protect your OWN health.

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