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Second measles case reported in Santa Barbara County

Posted at 2:37 PM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 21:15:02-04

A second measles case has been reported in Santa Barbara County.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department confirmed the additional case Thursday.

The department says the person with measles is an unvaccinated adult who was exposed to the disease outside of the county.

Health experts say the person has been in isolation since Wednesday.

No other information about the patient was released.

Anyone who visited the following areas at the below dates and times may be at risk of developing measles due to exposure and should watch for symptoms.

Friday, May 31, 2019
12 – 3 p.m. | Norvell Bass Cleaners, 3323 State St., Santa Barbara
2 – 5 p.m. | Macy’s, 3805 State St., Santa Barbara
3 – 5:30 p.m. | Skin Deep Spa, 3405 State St., Santa Barbara
6 – 10 p.m. | Helena Bakery / Les Marchands, 131 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara
8 – 11 p.m. | Santa Barbara Wine Therapy, 732 State St., Santa Barbara

Symptoms of measles include fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes, and a rash.

At the end of May, a 20-year-old man from Santa Barbara was also diagnosed with measles, marking the first case in the county since 2016.