DIA Warns of Measles Exposure After 3 Unvaccinated Children Test Positive
The Tri-County Health Department has warned of a possible measles exposure at the Denver International Airport and the Children’s Hospital Colorado emergency department after three unvaccinated children have tested positive for measles.
The health department sent the warning out Monday, December 16.
The children traveled to a country that currently has a measles outbreak, according to the health department.
According to the health department, the locations, dates and times below show where there may have been exposure:
- Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
- Denver International Airport (DEN) – Concourse A, train to baggage claim, west baggage claim, and west level 4 passenger pick up areas.: 1:15 p.m. until 5:45 p.m.
- Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019
- Children’s Hospital Colorado – Anschutz Campus Emergency Department, 13123 E 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045: 1 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Health officials say everyone who was on the plane with the three children or who visited Children’s Hospital Colorado in the time frame are “believed to be at risk” and “being contacted directly by public health,” reported Fox31.
If you have a question or want information about the measles, call 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911.