A guest who visited Disneyland last week was confirmed to have been contagious with the measles and could have infected other guests.
The measles patient visited the theme park on October 16, between 9:15 a.m. and 8:35 p.m. and a Los Angeles Starbucks coffee shop located at 3006 S. Sepulveda Blvd. on October 16, between 7:50 a.m. and 10 a.m.
#PressRelease : Measles Exposure Advisory – Confirmed #measles case traveled throughout Southern California. View https://t.co/cDtfp6XY16 for more info. More times and locations may follow as details become available. pic.twitter.com/k2zllK0kgC
— LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) October 23, 2019
According to health officials, anyone who visited Disneyland or the Starbucks within the time frames above could be at risk of developing measles for up to 21 days after being exposed.
Anyone who feels they may have been exposed is being advised to reach out to their health care provider immediately and to watch out for symptoms, including fever and an unexplained rash.