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There has been a confirmed case of measles in an employee at a store where I regularly do my grocery shopping. According to health officials, DD and I may have been exposed, as we shopped there on January 26. DD (6 y.o.) is unvaccinated. I am not so worried about myself, as I know my parents made sure I had every vaccine possible.

 

What I am most concerned about is the fact that my husband is in the hospital due to a severe leg fracture, and he will probably be there for weeks. I have been at the hospital with him, as have our kids. Could we be contributing to a possible measles epidemic at the hospital? He was transferred yesterday to hospital #2, which means we could be spreading things at two different places.

 

Here is the article about the local outbreak. Is there anything I can/should be doing to keep everyone safe?

 

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_22518787/measles-outbreak-palo-alto-medication-foundation-has-vaccine


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