DOH issues public health alert in possible measles case at Somerset Medical Center

The state Department of Health has identified a person suspected of having measles who may have exposed people at Somerset Medical Center between March 4

A person suspected of having measles may have

A person suspected of having measles may have exposed people at Somerset Medical Center.

EDISON - The New Jersey Department of Health has issued a public health alert related to a possible measles case.

The state Department of Health has identified a person suspected of having measles who may have exposed people at Somerset Medical Center between March 4 and March 6.

The Department of Health advises anyone who visited the medical center between the following dates to immediately contact a health provider:

March 4 – between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

March 5 – between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

March 6 – between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Measles symptoms include rash, high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes.

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