Officials Warn Of Measles Risk In Saratoga And Warren Counties
New York state health officials are warning against possible measles exposures in Saratoga and Warren Counties.
The Department of Health announced Sunday that a healthcare worker employed by Hudson Headwaters was confirmed to have the disease.
In addition to working at Hudson Headwaters, officials say the individual spent time at a Home Depot store and restaurant in Saratoga Springs and a Warren County medical practice between June 5th and 8th.
A person is unlikely to contract measles if they were born before January 1, 1957, have received two doses of the MMR vaccine, or have a lab test confirming immunity.
Officials say anyone who visited the following locations may have been exposed:
- Home Depot (garden section of store), 3043 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. between 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on June 5, 2017.
- Hudson Headwaters Health Network – Warrensburg Health Center, 3767 Main St., Warrensburg, N.Y. between 7:25 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on June 6, 2017.
- Hudson Headwaters Health Network, 9 Carey Rd., Queensbury, N.Y. between 7:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. on June 7, 2017.
- Hudson Headwaters Health Network - Warrensburg Health Center, 3767 Main St., Warrensburg, N.Y. between 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on June 7, 2017.
- Saratoga Stadium restaurant, 389 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. between 6:15 - 9:30 p.m. on June 7, 2017.
- Hudson Headwaters Health Network – West Mountain Health Services, 161 Carey Rd., Building 1, Queensbury, N.Y. between 7:45 – 10:35 a.m. on June 8, 2017.
For more information visit: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/