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Health Care Providers Reminded to Be Vigilant in Identifying, Isolating Measles Cases

For CNOs, Infection Preventionists

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With 21 measles cases reported in California this year,  the California Department of Public Health has offered detailed recommendations — through All Facilities Letter 19-17 — for identifying and addressing the disease. The cases reported so far have resulted in hundreds of investigations of possible contact as well as transmission of the disease in emergency departments and other health care settings.