LOS ANGELES (FOX 11) - The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is looking to identify people who may have been exposed to the measles this past month.
According to health officials, a teenage girl with measles spent about five days in Southern California, potentially exposing people to the disease at various locations.
The Orange County Health Care Agency says the teen traveled to California from New Zealand, and stayed at the Desert Palms hotel on Katella Ave., near Disneyland.
The health department says other people may have been exposed since the teenager visited public locations.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has released a list of potential public exposure locations:
• August 11, 2019 - Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Terminal 8, between 9:00p.m.–11:30p.m.
• August 14, 2019 - Universal Studios, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA? 91608*
• August 15, 2019 - TCL Chinese Theatres, 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028 (formerly known as Grauman’s Chinese Theatre)*
• August 15, 2019 - Madame Tussauds, 6933 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028*August 15, 2019 The Original Farmers Market, 6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036*
• August 15, 2019 - Santa Monica Pier and Beach, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401*
• August 15, 2019 - Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Tom Bradley International Terminal, between 6:00p.m.–11:59p.m.
The Orange County Health Agency has released the following potential public exposure locations:
• Desert Palms Hotel, 631 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim
o August 11 – 15, 2019
• Disneyland Park and California Adventure, Anaheim
o August 12, 2019
The department says anyone who may have been at these locations on those dates may be at risk of developing measles for up to 21 days after being exposed.
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