DOH says get vaccinated
July 18, 2018
The Washington State Department of Health is reminding people who are unvaccinated that it is never too late to get their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
Measles is highly contagious, and easily spread when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes. It is one of the leading causes of death among children worldwide.
Last week, the Snohomish Health District confirmed that people living together in a particular household tested positive for measles.
People who have not been vaccinated or who are unsure if they need the measles vaccination should ask their health care provider.
People who are unvaccinated or are not sure if they are immune and become sick with fever or an...