State DOH: Possible measles exposure at Ontario Travel Plaza in Le Roy

An global traveler from Europe who has been confirmed to have measles visited multiple venues in New York State between April 30 and May 2, potentially exposing others to measles, the alert said.

The traveler may have exposed others to measles on April 30, May 1, and May 2.

Museum at the Watchtower World Headquarters, 1 King Drive in Tuxedo Park, between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on April 27.

It is important to remember that the measles virus can remain active in the air as well as surfaces for up to two hours, reflected above by including the two-hour period after the individual left each area.

Fresno County's Department of Public Health confirmed a case of measles in a Fresno County adult. "We encourage anyone who is unsure about the measles vaccination status, or believe they are experiencing symptoms, to contact their health-care provider or call our toll-free hotline at 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258)".

Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus which is spread by direct contact with nasal or throat secretions of infected people.

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Measles symptoms can include high fever of 101°F and above, cough, runny nose, red eyes and a rash that starts at the hairline and travels downward to the rest of the body. Two or three days after symptoms begin, tiny white spots may appear inside the mouth. After returning to California they developed the symptoms and may have exposed others during the visit to a local urgent care center and at the emergency room at Clovis Community Medical Center (CCMC).

Exit 5 on Interstate 390 in Dansville, from 9:30 noon May 2. You may receive vaccination or medicine (known as immune globulin) to reduce the chances of developing measles.

Sheraton Niagara Falls, 300 3rd Street, Niagara Falls, N.Y. from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. p.m. on May 2.

You were born after 1957 and have only received one dose of MMR vaccine.

The New York State Department of Health is issuing a warning.

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