Health officials warn of possible measles exposure in Hudson Valley

Posted: Feb 25, 2018 09:21 AM Updated: Feb 25, 2018 09:21 AM
GOSHEN -

The state Health Department has issued a warning to Orange and Putnam counties after a tourist may have spread the measles in the area.

The tourist from Australia visited the Watchtower Educational Center in Putnam, the Comfort Inn in Middletown, the Excel Urgent Care in Goshen and the Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown.

Measles symptoms don't appear until 10 to 14 days after exposure and include a cough runny nose and sore throat.

Locations of Australian tourist with measles:
La Quinta Inn, 31 W. 71st Street, New York, NY, between February 16 and the morning of February 19, 2018. 
Oasis Bible Tours at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY, the morning of February 16, and the evening of February 17, 2018.
Watchtower Educational Center, 100 Watchtower Drive, Patterson, NY, between 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on February 19, 2018.<
Best Western Hotel, 1324 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, from February 19 until 12:00 p.m. on February 20, 2018.
Comfort Inn & Suites Goshen – Middletown, 20 Hatfield Lane, Goshen, NY, from 4:30 p.m. on February 20 until 10:30 a.m. on February 21, 2018.
Excel Urgent Care, 1 Hatfield Lane, Goshen, NY, between 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on February 21, 2018.
Orange Regional Medical Center, Emergency Department, 707 E. Main Street, Middletown, NY, between 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on February 21, 2018.

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