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measles-factsSEATTLE — Local health officials have confirmed a King County child was infected with measles late last month, possibly exposing others to the contagious disease.

The Seattle and King County Public Health Department said one child contacted measels while traveling in Europe and traveled around Washington state before he was diagnosed. The child was in several King County locations where other people might have been exposed, including:

August 28

  • Central Park Tennis Club — 5820 125th Ln NE, Kirkland, 4-8 p.m.

August 29

  • Central Park Tennis Club — 5820 125th Ln NE, Kirkland, 4-8 p.m.

August 30

  • AV Performance Tennis Club — 13203 NE 16th St, Bellevue, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Eastside Tennis Center — 10822 117th Pl NE, Kirkland, 2:30-4:45 p.m.
  • Central Park Tennis Club — 5820 125th Ln NE, Kirkland, WA, 4-7:30 p.m.

If you were in these areas at the times above and are not immune to measles, the most likely time you would become sick is between September 4 and September 20. Symptoms can begin 21 days after exposure. People at highest risk for exposure are those who are not vaccinated, pregnant woman, or infants under six months.

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  • Anonymous

    Vaccinations are important, people! It’s not hard. To do otherwise is selfish and immoral especially for those with medical issues that prohibit vaccinations.