NSW Health Issues A Measles Alert In Sydney

By April 03, 2019

Two infants too young to be vaccinated have been diagnosed with measles in Sydney.

For families with children who have spent time around the following locations at the same time as the infants, should remain alert for symptoms over the next 18 days (18 April 2019), including fever, sore eyes, cough and rash.

The two young infants were in the following locations:

An 8-month-old infant, likely caught the infection in the Haymarket area near World Square. The infant spent time at the following locations while infectious:

  • Yass Korean BBQ Buffet, 1/39 The Boulevarde, Strathfield on Tuesday 26 March, between 6:30 pm and 10:00 pm;
  • Time Brasserie (restaurant/café), Shop 11, Level 1 Time Plaza Hurstville 127-137 Forest Rd Hurstville on Wednesday 27 March between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm; and
  • St George Hospital Emergency Department, 28a Gray St Kogarah on Saturday 30 March between 7:30 pm and 11:00 pm.

An 11-month-old infant, likely caught the infection in the Eastwood area. The infant spent time at the following locations while infectious:

  • Eastwood Plaza 152-160 Rowe St Eastwood, including play areas near Woolworths and on the first floor on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 of March;
  • Castle Mall, 4-16 Terminus Street, Castle Hill, including play area on the Lower Ground floor on Tuesday 26 and Friday 29 March;
  • The North Village 10-12 Hezlett Rd Kellyville on Wednesday 27, Friday 29 and Saturday 30 March; and
  • North Village Family Practice, Shop S3 the North Village Kellyville, on Wednesday 27 at 12-1.15pm, Friday 29 5.30-6.30pm and Saturday 30 March 9 to 12pm.

For more information on signs, symptoms and prevention of Measles, please read the following: Measles

Reference:
Measles Warning, NSW Health, 2nd April 2018

Last modified on Wednesday, 03 April 2019 15:01