Queensland Health has been notified of a case of measles on Brisbane's southside area.
The person was likely to be infectious whilst visiting the following locations:
Subway, The Village, 1932 Logan Road, Upper Mount Gravatt
Thursday 18 Jan, 3pm to 3:45pm
Coles, The Village, 1932 Logan Road, Upper Mount Gravatt
Thursday 18 Jan, 3:15pm to 4pm
Good Price Pharmacy Warehouse, 1290 Logan Road, Mount Gravatt
Monday 22 Jan, 1:30pm to 3:30 pm
Emergency Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Monday 22 Jan, 3:15pm to Tuesday 23 Jan, 6:45am.
Metro South Health Public Health Physician Dr Mark Stickley said people who had been at these locations during those times needed to be alert for symptoms, unless they:
- are born before 1966
- have received 2 doses of measles vaccine
- have experienced a documented measles illness in the past.
Managing contacts of measles cases is critical at this time.
Information about measles vaccines and recommendations for vaccination are available from the Australian Immunisation Handbook.
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