Measles case reported in Travis County
December 23, 2019
The City of Austin announced Sunday night that a person residing in Travis County has been diagnosed with measles. The Health Departments in Central Texas are informing people who were at the locations listed below during the specified time frames that they may have been exposed to an individual with measles.
December 14 (evening): Chipotle Mexican Grill, 6301 W Parmer Lane
December 14 - 16: HEB, 6001 W Parmer Lane
December 15: Saam Thai, 6301 W Parmer Lane
December 15 – 16: Mandola’s Italian, 4700 W Guadalupe Street
December 16 (2 pm – 4 pm): Target, 10107 Research Boulevard and Marco’s Pizza, 11011 Research Boulevard
December 17 (noon – 4 pm): Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, 3600 Presidential Boulevard, United Airlines, gate area
ARC joins the Health Department in advising you to make an appointment to see your physician if you visited these locations on those days and develop a fever before January 1, 2020. Please call ahead and notify us of suspected symptoms. We take specific precautions for suspected measles cases to protect the health of patients, doctors, and staff.
Are you immune?
If you have received two MMR vaccinations, you are considered protected. Children normally receive their first dose of measles vaccine between 12 and 15 months of age; another dose at 4 years of age. If you received one or no MMR vaccinations you are at an increased risk of infection.
Symptoms include cough, rash, fever and sore eyes.
We will continue updating this page as information becomes available.