Measles vaccine advisory in Siskiyou County

There have been 314 cases of measles reported in 15 states since January.

Posted: Mar 30, 2019 10:19 AM

SISKIYOU COUNTY, CA--  There have been 314 cases of measles reported in 15 states since January and Siskiyou County is concerned about that.

Oregon and California have both seen cases. Of the 16 cases California has seen, 6 have been in Northern California. Siskiyou County is issuing a MMR vaccination advisory because of the outbreak.

Measles is highly contagious. It spreads through the air after a cough or a sneeze from an infected person. Measles can be deadly, but it is preventable with a vaccine.

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