Measles outbreak in my area - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 02-05-2013, 06:34 AM - Thread Starter
acupuncturemomma's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 1,512
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

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?

crochetsmilie.gif mama to DD 8/06, DS 9/09

Set the gearshift for the high gear of your soul jammin.gif
acupuncturemomma is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 2 Old 03-20-2013, 09:50 PM
drjkf's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 94
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

It looks like you posted a while ago, I'm sorry it looks like no one responded.  At this point, you are beyond the exposure/incubation period, though certainly it is important to follow the local department of health statements to understand the risks of exposure.  Let me know if you have more questions.



Dr. Jennifer

Jennifer Karon-Flores, ND |
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
| Appointments in person, by phone & Skype 503/701-8766 |

Meeting you where you are, supporting you on your journey to whole body wellness


drjkf is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 19,619

31 members and 19,588 guests
agentofchaos , bananabee , BirthFree , daniellebluetoo , danzergurl00 , Deborah , emmy526 , etsdtm99 , girlspn , hillymum , jamesmorrow , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , Lydia08 , manyhatsmom , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , Nazsmum , NCIS4Ever2001 , philomom , pitchfork , rapidoa , RollerCoasterMama , Skippy918 , sren , TheChainedAngel , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.