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Measles confirmed in Detroit resident who returned from overseas travel

Posted: 7:21 AM, Jul 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-19 17:25:21-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Detroit Health Department has confirmed a case of measles in a Detroit resident who recently returned from overseas travel.

The person went to the Emergency Department at Children's Hospital of Michigan, located at 3901 Beaubien, from 12:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16.

According to the Detroit Health Department, the resident also went to their physician's office in Macomb County and everyone who was exposed at that location was directly notified.

Those who were present in the Emergency Department at Children's Hospital of Michigan at that day and time may have been exposed. The Detroit Health Department says anyone who was there should receive post-exposure vaccine by Friday, July 19.

The Detroit Health Department encourages residents to contact their primary care provider or one of the following clinics:

Detroit Health Department Immunizations Clinic (Located at the Samaritan Center)
5555 Conner Street, Detroit, MI 48213, 313-876-4667
Friday, July 20 – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, July 21 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Macomb County Health Department
Friday, July 19, 2019 Open 11:30 am -4:30 pm at the following locations:

Mt. Clemens Health Center
43525 Elizabeth Road
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
586- 469-5372

Southwest Health Center
27690 Van Dyke, Ste. B
Warren, MI 48093
586-465-8537
Open: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

Monday, July 22, 2019

Open 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at the following locations:

Mt. Clemens Health Center
43525 Elizabeth Road
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
586-469-5372

Southeast Family Resource Center
25401 Harper Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
586-466-6800