Measles Outbreak Nears Record as 90 New Cases Reported Last Week

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Last month, Rockland County Executive Edwin Day declared a state of emergency for 30 days due to the measles outbreak. More than a hundred people in the count were infected with the disease.

New York City Health Department closes child care center

On Monday, the City’s Health Department closed a child care center, the United Talmudical Academy in Williamsburg, for failing to provide vaccination record

In a statement, Health Commissioner Oxiris, said, “It’s crucial in this outbreak that child care programs and schools maintain up to date and accurate immunization and attendance records. It’s the only way we can make sure schools are properly keeping unvaccinated students and staff out of child care centers to hasten the end of this outbreak.”