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Measles making an appearance in our area

March 30, 2019
As many of you might know, there are reported outbreaks of measles in several parts of the country, including in the Chicago region, that are causing concern in the public health community. Folks travel so much, that it is possible that our personnel could come in contact with someone infected with the illness. As hospitals are issuing information to their staff about the disease, it seems a good idea to remind EMS personnel about the nature of the disease, how it is transmitted, precautions they should take and how to clean and disinfect the vehicles if a patient with suspected measles is transported. Read More
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