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Measles Information - January 22, 2019

Clark County is experiencing an outbreak of measles. While the college has not identified any confirmed cases on campus at this time, we want to prepare our community members in the most proactive manner possible. According to Washington state school records, only 77 percent of school-aged children in Clark County are fully vaccinated.


Here are recommendations from the Clark County Department of Public Health:

Next steps

If Clark College is notified of a confirmed case of measles at a college location, further communication will be shared via your Clark College email account. Depending on advice from Clark County Public Health, the college may also send alerts via our RAVE Alert system, the college’s home page, and our Alerts web page.

Anyone with questions about measles infection or the measles vaccine should call their primary care provider or their local county health department:

Clark County Public Health, 360.397.8021
Skamania County Public Health, 509.427.3850
Klickitat County Public Health, 509.773.4565
Multnomah County Public Health, 503.988.3406
Washington County Public Health, 503.846.3594
Clackamas County Public Health, 503.655.8411 

More Information

Clark County Public Health Latest Measles Updates

Measles Basic Info Sheet (PDF)

CDC Measles FAQs

Last updated January 22, 2019 at 2:49 p.m.


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