A case of measles has been identified in a second Montgomery County resident. There are two known locations where there was a measles exposure during the following dates and times. If you were at either of these locations during the dates and times listed below, notify your local health department so they can assess your vaccination status, provide information regarding signs and symptoms of measles, and inform you of the next steps to keep you and others protected.

Friday, March 8, 2024
Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202
7pm performance of Disney on Ice

Anyone who attended the show or was in the building up to two hours after the show ended, may have been exposed to measles.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Sugarcreek Health Center, 6438 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45459

There are multiple offices in this building. Anyone who was in this building from 12:55 pm – 4 pm may have been exposed to measles.

Montgomery County residents should call (937)225-5991 or visit www.phdmc.org

Greene County residents should call (937)805-9122

Residents from other counties should call their local health department.

If you not sure how to contact your local health department visit https://odh.ohio.gov/find-localhealth-districts Measles is very contagious. Children infected with measles can spread it to others, even before they have symptoms. The measles virus can live for up to two hours in the air after an infected person leaves the room. Nine out of 10 unvaccinated individuals who are exposed to measles will become infected. Symptoms may not occur for up to 21 days after exposure to an individual who has measles.

Symptoms of measles can include high fever, cough, runny nose, watery eyes, and a rash beginning 3-5 days after other symptoms occur. Measles can be serious, and about 1 in 5 people who get measles will be hospitalized with complications such as pneumonia, dehydration, or brain swelling. Please note: Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County does not provide testing or treatment for measles. If you are experiencing symptoms, avoid contact with others and seek care from your healthcare provider. Call the provider before you arrive to notify them you have a measles concern, so that further spread can be prevented.

If you are unvaccinated, or do not know if you are vaccinated, talk to your healthcare provider about vaccination. The MMR vaccine is safe and effective with hundreds of millions of doses given. Contact your local pharmacy or healthcare provider to get vaccinated. In addition, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County provides MMR vaccinations at its clinic located on the 3rd floor of the Reibold Building, 117 S. Main St. in downtown Dayton.

To schedule an appointment to be vaccinated, call 937-225-4550, Monday – Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm, or walk-in without an appointment Monday - Friday between the hours of 8 am – 11 am or 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

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