Measles... Is Not a Little Rash

May 1, 2019

Measles can be dangerous for babies and young children.

Symptoms include:

  • High fever (can spike to more than 104 F)
  • Cough
  • Runny Nose
  • Red and watery eyes
  • Rash breaks out 3-5 days after the symptoms begin

The MMR  (measles- mumps-rubella) vaccine can provide children  protection.

For additional informaiton, please visit these sites:

  1. www.cdc.gov/measles
  2. https://www.uhcprovider.com/content/dam/provider/docs/public/commplan/mi/news/MI-UHCCP-MIDHHS-letter.pdf

The above link to the MDHHS is a letter notifying providers about covered services offered through Michigan Medicaid that are important in the prevention and management of measles infections.