Health officials warn residents of potential exposure to Measles in Northern Arizona

PHOENIX (KSAZ) -- Officials with the Arizona Department of Health Services are asking people to check their immunization status immediately and be aware of symptoms of Measles, after reports of potential exposures in various Northern Arizona locations.

In a statement released Friday afternoon, officials say an out-of-state visitor with measles traveled to Northern Arizona, and was potentially contagious from August 6 to August 8. The person visited the following sites:



August 6

1. Slide Rock State Park from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at 6871 N. Highway 89A in Sedona
2. Enchantment Resort from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., at 525 Boynton Canyon Road in Sedona

August 7

1. Pump House Station Urban Eatery and Market, from 12:10 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at 313 Highway 179 in Sedona
2. Redrock Precision Motors from 1:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., at 1425 W Highway 89A in Sedona
3. Enterprise Rent-A-Car from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at 2090 Highway 89A in Sedona
4. Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village from 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., at 336 Highway 179 in Sedona, AZ 86336, from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
5. Rene at Tlaquepaque from 6:15 p.m. to 10:45 p.m., at 336 Highway 179 in Sedona

August 8 

1. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store from 8:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., at 3520 Stockton Hill Road in Kingman.


Health officials say there are currently no cases of Measles in Arizona. The visitor may have, however, exposed the public to the illness.

Measles information by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/measles/index.html

Measles information by Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/measles/symptoms-causes/syc-20374857

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