2 new measles cases confirmed in Arizona

Posted at 1:48 PM, Jun 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-02 20:47:15-04

State health officials are confirming two new cases of measles in PInal County, bringing our state's total number of patients to 13.

The Arizona Department of Health on Thursday said all 13 cases have originated in Pinal County.

Eleven cases were confirmed Monday, with exposure locations throughout Pinal County and one in Chandler. Health officials said no new exposure locations are associated with the latest cases.

See the exposure locations in the map below.

The Department of Health says anyone who thinks they may have been exposed should contact their healthcare provider for information regarding doctor visits, and anyone without healthcare may need to be seen at a local emergency room or urgent care center. Before visiting a facility, potentially affected patients should let the hospital or urgent care know they may have been exposed.