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Clark County Measles Outbreak Increases To 31 Confirmed Cases – OPB News

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Clark County Measles Outbreak Increases To 31 Confirmed Cases – OPB News

Clark County now has 31 confirmed cases of measles and eight suspected cases as of Jan. 26.

This does not include the single confirmed case in Multnomah County.

Of the 31 cases in Clark County, 27 cases involve unimmunized people. The other four cases’ immunization statuses are unverified.

There is also a new location where people may have been exposed to the disease — Legacy GoHealth Urgent Care Cascade Park, 305 S.E. Chkalov Dr., Vancouver, from 6:25 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22. 

A full list of exposure sites connected to the Clark County outbreak is available on the Clark County Public Health website.

Exposure sites related to the Multnomah County measles case can be found on Multnomah County’s website.

Marissa Armstrong with Clark County Public Health said people who have measles symptoms should contact their health care provider ahead of going into a clinic. “We really don’t want people to just show up at urgent care centers or emergency departments or medical offices because then there could be other people in the waiting room that could be exposed,” she said.

“We really want people to call ahead and make a plan with their provider before they seek care.”


The Clark County Center for Community Health in Vancouver, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.

The Clark County Center for Community Health in Vancouver, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.

Bradley W. Parks/OPB

Armstrong said Clark County Public Health will provide daily updates pertaining to the ongoing measles investigation.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency over the measles outbreak Friday.

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