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Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit warns about measles outbreak

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is investigating a case of adult measles in Simcoe County. Health officials say anyone who has visited Sobeys in Innisfil on Jans Blvd or Wild Wing on Innisfil Beach Road on April 1st may have been exposed to the virus. The exposure would have happened between 12:30pm and 4pm. Anyone who thinks this may be them is asked to call your Doctor immediately. Please, do not go to their office without calling first. Measles is a contagious virus that spreads easily, particularly to those who are not immune or are vulnerable. People should watch for symptoms until April 22. Symptoms are cold-like and include a cough and fever, sore eyes that may be sensitive to light, a red rash that lasts for up to five days and small white spots on the inside of the mouth. For more information call Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520. You can also visit their website at www.simcoemuskokahealth.org.

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