State confirms measles case in Oakland County, warns of exposure spots
Mlive.com - Thu 14 Mar 16:03 GMT

The state health department has confirmed a case of travel-related measles in Oakland County, and is warning of several potential exposure spots in Southeast Michigan.

State confirms measles case in Oakland County, warns of exposure spots

  The state health department has confirmed a case of travel-related measles in Oakland County, and is warning of several potential exposure spots in Southeast Michigan.

  Related: Hundreds of Michigan schools vulnerable to disease outbreak because of vaccine waiver rates Other potential exposure sports that “may have also occurred daily” from March 6 to March 13: One Stop Kosher Market at 25155 Greenfield Road in Southfield Ahavas Olam Torah Center at 15620 W. 10 Mile Road in Southfield Congregation Yagdil Torah at 17100 W. 10 Mile Road in Southfield Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit at 24600 Greenfield Road in Oak Park Kollel Institute of Greater Detroit at 15230 Lincoln Street in Oak Park “Individuals who were possibly exposed are advised to watch for symptoms 21 days after exposure,” the state health department warns in the release.

  Related: The 49 Michigan schools with vaccine waiver rates of 30 percent or more Key symptoms to look out for include a high fever, cough, runny nose, red and watery eyes, tiny white spots in the mouth and a red rash on the face that spreads to the extremities.

  The Oakland County Health Division offers the MMR vaccine for $71 per dose at 1200 N. Telegraph, Building 34 East in Pontiac and at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield.

  “Measles is a highly contagious respiratory infection,” Dr. Russell Faust, medical director for the Oakland County Health Division, said in the release.