Officials warn of measles in L.A. County
Health officials are warning that shoppers and diners in Los Angeles County may have been exposed to measles in late December.
Officials confirmed one case of measles in a person who visited several . There is no longer any risk of infection at those establishments, because measles spreads when the sick person coughs or sneezes around others, officials say.
“If you think that you or someone you know has been exposed to or has measles, contact your healthcare provider by phone right before going in,” said L.A. County health officer Dr. Muntu Davis in the statement.
Officials say the infected person visited the Santa Monica Pier and Blue Plate Taco restaurant on Dec. 26 between 1:30 and 8 p.m.; Ralphs and Nordstrom Rack on Foothill Boulevard in Pasadena on Dec. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Paradise Cove Beach Cafe in Malibu on Dec. 29 from 12:30 to 5 p.m.