Health officials warn of more measles risks in Ocean County

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LAKEWOOD -

New Jersey Health Officials are warning state residents about possible measles exposure after a third case of the disease was confirmed in Ocean County.

Officials say that the infected man could have potentially exposed others to measles between March 9 and March 14 at the following locations:

RELATED: Health officials confirm another case of measles in Ocean County

Congregation Bais Tefilla, 33 East 8th St, Lakewood
March 9, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
March 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
March 11 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
March 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
March 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Beth Medrash Govoha, Bais Yitzchok Hall, Lakewood
March 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
March 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
March 13 from 12:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Beth Medrash Govoha, Yoshon Hall, Lakewood
March 10 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
March 11 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
March 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Beth Hamedrash Zichron Binyomin, 701 Princeton Ave, Lakewood
March 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
March 10 from 9:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (March 11)
March 11 from 9:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (March 12)
March 13 from 10:45 p.m. to 1:15 a.m. (March 14)

Lake Terrace Hall, 1690 Oak St, Lakewood, NJ 08701
March 11 from 10:00 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. (March 12)

Kol Shimshon, 323 Squankum Rd, Lakewood
March 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
March 12 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m.

State officials say that they are working with the Ocean County Health Department to identify people who may have been exposed.

Anyone who suspects that they may have been exposed to the illness is urged to contact their health care provider. Symptoms include: rash, high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes and may show up as late as April 7.

This is the second bout of measles the Lakewood community has had to deal with this year. A measles outbreak that started last year and ended in January sickened 33 people.

 

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