2nd Measles Case In Latah County
New Exposure Location: Trinity Lutheran Church
LATAH COUNTY, ID – There’s a second confirmed case of measles in Latah County. The first case was a child who was too young to be immunized and the second is a child who had only been partially immunized. The health department says they were both exposed to the virus on an international trip.
If you are not immunized, or if your kids aren’t fully immunized yet, you may be at risk if you were at the two public locations where these kids were. The first was at Trinity Lutheran Church on Palouse River Drive May 26th between 9:15 am and 2:00 pm. The second was May 31st at Gritman Medical Center Lab & Imaging Waiting Area between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm.
Early symptoms include fever, dry cough, runny nose, sore throat, and red eyes.
If you were at those locations, haven’t been vaccinated, and suspect you have measles, call your health care provider.