• UPDATE: Clallam Co. resident with measles visited Arby's, rest area while contagious

    By: KIRO 7 STAFF


    A Clallam County resident with measles visited several public areas in King County while contagious on January 28, health officials say. 

    Anyone who was in one of the following locations in King Co. during the indicated times may have been exposed to measles:


    • 11 a.m – 1:10 p.m., SeaTac Rest Area (I5 Northbound), Federal Way, WA
    • 11:25 a.m.-1:35 p.m., Owen Equipment Company, 8721 S 218 th St., Kent, WA 98031
    • 11:45 a.m.-1:50p.m., Bent Bike Motorcycle Salvage, 4337 Auburn Way North, Auburn, WA
    • 11:58a.m.- 2:15 p.m. at Arby’s,140 15 th Street NE, Auburn, WA 98002 

    According to health officials, this man also visited the public areas between Monday, January 26, 2015 and Friday, January 30, 2015. Click here for more locations his visited

    Clallam County Health and Human Services released an update on Wednesday -- including a correction to the date when the man visited King County. Clallam County Health said he visited the 29th when it was the 28th. 

    Anyone who was in any of these locations at the listed times should find out if they have been vaccinated for measles or have had measles previously. Everyone born before 1957 is presumed to have had measles and is immune.

    Officials say it's important for patients to call ahead to their clinic, doctor’s office, or emergency room before arrive to prevent people in the waiting room to be exposed to measles. 

    For more information on the measles, click here.

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