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Measles (Rubeola)

Measles starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat. It’s followed by a rash that spreads over the body. The measles virus is a highly contagious virus and spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Make sure you and your child are protected with the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR).

Measles can be dangerous especially for babies and young children

Communicable Disease Reporting Form
Mandatory Reportable Disease List
Measles Diagnosis Decision Tree for Providers
ADH Measles Specimen Collection 
Rules and Regulations

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