Our partners at the Butler County General Health District wanted to share the following information regarding the measles outbreak in Central Ohio. The BCGHD is also working on a guide for schools that may have a potential case.
In response to the ongoing measles outbreak in Ohio, Butler County General Health District has gathered some information to share with its partners.
The best form of prevention is the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Butler County General Health District does offer the MMR for children. Appointments can be scheduled through our Nursing Department at 513-887-5253.
More Information and Resources:
The best site for general Information: Measles (Rubeola) | CDC
Learn about vaccine safety here: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/patient-ed/conversations/downloads/vacsafe-mmr-color-office.pdf
Learn why vaccines do not cause autism here: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/concerns/autism.html
Read about Safety and Prevention Recommendations from the AAP/HealthChildren here: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/How-to-Protect-Your-Children-During-A-Measles-Outbreak.aspx