13 cases of the measles have been reported in Indiana. The cases confirmed have been identified in Boone and Hamilton counties.
The Indiana State Department of Health continues to work with local health departments, health care providers and all organizations to identify additional cases of measles and to prevent further transmission of the disease.
Individuals may have been exposed to the measles at the Super Bowl Village on February 3rd, as well as the Ivy Tech Campus in Anderson, A number of health care clinics in Zionsville, Fishers and Noblesville, Walmart and Kroger in Noblesville, and Delphi Electronics and Safety in Kokomo and four other locations in central Indiana.
If you are unsure about your measles immunization status, contact your health care provider. The Indiana State Department of Health has established a hotline to help answer questions at 1-877-826-0011.
Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. It is rare due to high levels of vaccination with the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine. Measles begins with a fever, cough, runny nose, and red eyes 7-10 days after exposure. A rash will later develop.