Another case of measles has been declared by The Montreal Public Health department.
A person boarded a flight from Moncton to Montreal at the Montreal Trudeau Airport September 20th between 12:05 p.m. and 1:35 p.m. and also visited several public places.
Health officials have stated that if you were at the following places at these times you might have been exposed to measles:
- Air Canada flight 8903 from Moncton to Montreal and the domestic arrival zone
Montreal Trudeau Airport
12:05 p.m. and 1:35 p.m. on Sept. 20.
12780 Sherbrooke St. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
2:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. on Sept. 21.
12500 Shebrooke St. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 21.
- Canadian Tire
3500 du Tricentaire Blvd. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
10 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. on Sept. 23.
7975 Hochelaga St. in Montreal
11:30 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. on Sept. 25.
- Best Western Plus at Hotel le Prestige
12555 Sherbrooke St. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
4 p.m. on Sept. 24 and 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 25.
12044 Sherbrooke St. in Pointe-aux-Trembles
3 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. on Sept. 25.
The Montreal Public Health departments recommend that all persons whom were present at these locations, at the exact time indicated to make sure that they are protected from the infectious disease. Contact your doctor immediately if for more information.
Measles is a highly contagious disease that travels through the air, sneezing or any physical contact.
The first symptoms of the measles are:
- High fever
- Runny nose
- Redness appearing on your face and body
It could take up to 7 to 14 days after being exposed to see any symptoms. A person begins to be contagious 4 days before the appearance of redness, and it can remain contagious up to 4 days after their appearance. Measles lasts 1 to 2 weeks.
Read More on The Montreal Public Health department's website.