Example of measles in Shasta district


Shasta County Health and Human Services Branch Branch has confirmed that there is a case of measles in the Shasta district.

The patient is currently in isolation and anyone with whom they contacted in the last eight days is in contact.

Public health officials want to inform the public that they do not necessarily have to contact public health immediately. However, people who have been in the following locations and who meet special conditions, such as unvaccinated or suggesting symptoms, should call (530) 225-5591.

Telephone lines are open until 8.00. Saturday and 8:00 to 17:00 Sunday.

  • Taco Bell at Old Alturas Rd. in Redding on March 16 from 11.00 to 16.00. and March 17th from 6am to 12pm.
  • Raley Supermarket on Lake Boulevard in Redding on March 18 around 6.00 to 19.00.
  • Construction of the Shasta 800 school on March 19 from 9:30 am to noon and from 3:30 to 17:00.
  • Shasta School Library on March 19 from 12.00 to 16.30.
  • Raley Supermarket at Lake Boulevard in Redding on March 19 from 11.00 to 12.30

Symptoms include: fever, cough, runny nose, conjunctivitis (pink eye), then a rash that begins on the head and extends downward. This is the first confirmed case of measles in the Shasta district since April 2014.


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