Clark County officials identify 3 more measles exposure sites, rule out 2 suspected cases

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VANCOUVER, Wash. – Clark County Health officials identified three new locations where the public may have been exposed to measles.

On Saturday, officials said the new sites include Maple Grove School in Battle Ground, River HomeLink in Battle Ground, and A Children’s Dentist in Battle Ground.

There have not been any more confirmed cases of measles.

On Friday, officials said there are 19 confirmed cases and seven suspected cases. The number of suspected cases has since dropped to five. Two cases were ruled out by lab results.

Most of the confirmed cases are in children ages 1 to 10. Three cases involve kids ages 11 to 18. There is one case in an adult between the age of 19 and 29.

Of the 19 cases, health officials say 16 of them were not immunized and three of them are not verified to have had the vaccine.

One person with a confirmed case has been hospitalized.

Clark County Public Health urges anyone who has been exposed to measles and who believes they have symptoms to call their health care provider before visiting a medical office. That way they can make a plan that avoids exposing others in a waiting room. People who believe they have symptoms of measles should not go directly to medical offices, urgent care centers or emergency departments without calling ahead, unless they are experiencing a medical emergency.

More information: Clark County Measles Investigation Page

If you have any further questions about the measles, call your local health department:

Clark County Public Health: (360) 397-8021

Clackamas County Public Health: (503) 655-8411

Multnomah County Public Health: (503) 988-3406

Washington County Public Health: (503) 846-3594

Public exposure locations

People who visited the following locations may have been exposed to measles:

Health care facilities:

PeaceHealth Urgent Care – Memorial, 3400 Main St., from noon to 5:30 pm Monday, Dec. 31.

Magnolia Family Clinic, 2207 NE Broadway, Suite 200, Portland from 11:30 am to 3 pm Tuesday, Jan. 8.

The Vancouver Clinic, 700 NE 87th Ave., Vancouver

3:30 to 7 pm Friday, Jan. 11.

10:45 am to 1:30 pm Saturday Jan. 12.

4:30 to 7:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 13.

9:30 am to 1 pm Monday, Jan. 14.

Kaiser Cascade Park Medical Office, 12607 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver

1 to 8:30 pm Saturday, Jan. 12

7 pm Tuesday, Jan. 15 to 2 am Wednesday, Jan. 16.

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Emergency Department, 400 NE Mother Joseph Pl., Vancouver

10 pm Saturday, Jan. 12 to 4 am Sunday, Jan. 13.

12:30 to 8:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 13.

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center Emergency Department, 2211 NE 139th St., Vancouver

8:30 pm Saturday, Jan. 12 to 1 am Sunday, Jan. 13.

5:45 pm Sunday, Jan. 13 and 12:30 am Monday, Jan. 14.

11:40 pm Monday, Jan. 14 to 5:10 am Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Rose Urgent Care and Family Practice, 18 NW 20th Ave., Battle Ground from 3:45 to 8 pm Monday, Jan. 14.

Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel in Portland has been removed from the list of potential exposure sites. Public Health learned Randall Children’s Hospital was notified in advance of the potential measles patient and was able to take prevention measures to ensure others were not exposed to the patient.

Schools:

Cornerstone Christian Academy, 10818 NE 117th Ave., Vancouver on Friday, Jan. 4

Vancouver Home Connection, 301 S. Lieser Road, Vancouver on Monday, Jan. 7; Wednesday, Jan. 9 (This is a corrected date); and Friday, Jan. 11.

Hearthwood Elementary School, 801 NE Hearthwood Blvd., Vancouver on Monday, Jan. 7; Tuesday, Jan. 8; and Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Image Elementary School, 4400 NE 122nd Ave., Vancouver on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Eisenhower Elementary School, 9201 NW Ninth Ave., Vancouver on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Tukes Valley Primary School, 20601 NE 167th Ave., Battle Ground on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Tukes Valley Middle School, 20601 NE 167th Ave., Battle Ground on Tuesday, Jan. 8

Maple Grove School, 601B SW Eaton Blvd., Battle Ground on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and Wednesday, Jan. 9.

River HomeLink, 601 SW Eaton Blvd., Battle Ground on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Public Health is requiring exclusion of students and staff without documented immunity to measles from only those schools identified as possible exposure sites. Students and staff excluded from those identified schools are also excluded from other schools, child care and other congregate settings. Students and staff at schools where measles exposure did not occur are not impacted by exclusions.

Other locations:

A Children’s Dentist, 101 NW 12th Ave., Battle Ground from 1:30 to 6 pm Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Fisher Investments, 5525 NW Fisher Creek Drive, Camas

6:20 am to 7 pm Thursday, Jan. 10

6:20 am to 7 pm Friday, Jan. 11

6:20 am to 7 pm Monday, Jan. 14

6:20 am to 7 pm Tuesday, Jan. 15

Moda Center (Trail Blazers game), 1 N Center Court St., Portland from 5:30 to 11:30 pm Friday, Jan. 11.

Verizon Wireless at Cascade Station, 10103 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland from 5 to 11 pm Monday, Jan. 14.

Church of Christ Savior, 3612 F St., Vancouver

9:30 am to noon Sunday, Jan. 6

6 to 11:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 6

9:10 am to 3 pm Sunday, Jan. 13

Church of Truth, 7250 NE 41st St., Vancouver from 11 am to 4:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 6.

Portland International Airport, 7000 NE Airport Way, Portland from 10:45 am to 3:45 pm on Monday, Jan. 7. More specifically, anyone who spent time in Concourse D and the Delta Sky Lounge during that time period.

Costco, 4849 NE 138th Ave., Portland from 1 to 5:30 pm Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Amazon Lockers, 1131 SW Jefferson St., Portland from 3:30 pm to 7 pm Thursday, Jan. 10.

Rejuvenation, 1100 SE Grand Ave. Portland from 3:30 to 7:30 pm Thursday, Jan. 10.

Pho Green Papaya, 13215 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver from 7:30 to 10:30 pm Thursday, Jan. 10.

Chuck's Produce, 13215 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver from 8 to 11:45 pm Thursday, Jan. 10 and 2:30 to 5:30 pm Friday, Jan. 11.

Ikea, 10280 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland from 4:30 to 8:30 pm Friday, Jan. 11.

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