Measles alert for Brisbane - 8 July 2019

This public health alert has been shared by Brisbane North PHN on behalf of Metro North Public Health Unit.

A case of measles in a child with contacts in Brisbane was confirmed on 8 July 2019.

Metro North Public Health Unit (MNPHU) urges people who attended the following locations to be alert to the symptoms of measles: 

•    Just Pharmacy, Murrumba Downs Shopping Centre between 7.00 pm - 7.45 pm on Tuesday 2 July
•    Taigum Square Shopping Centre, Beams Rd Taigum between 10.15 am - 11.15 am on Friday 5 July

Given the potential for other people to have been exposed, further measles cases could present in Brisbane or elsewhere over the next few weeks. MNPHU has released a media statement requesting anyone who may have been exposed to the virus to ensure they are protected against measles and to seek medical advice if symptoms develop. 

For further information contact Metro North Public Health Unit on 07 3624 1111.

Download Measles alert for Brisbane - 8 July 2019 (PDF 166KB).