Fraser Health public units to stay open later tonight after measles alert yesterday in Vancouver.

By September 14, 2018Leah Holiove, News

Yesterday Fraser Health warned people about the possible exposure to measles in Vancouver for anyone who went to the Skookum Festival, visited Noodlebox Mount Pleasant or the Outdoor Community Block Party, or used public transit in Vancouver at specific times to immediately get a dose of the measles vaccine.

Potential exposure locations/times are:

  • Saturday, Sept. 8 – Skookum Festival, Stanley Park, 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 8 – Aquabus from Olympic Village to Hornby Street, approximate trip start was 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 8 – Canada Line SkyTrain from Vancouver City Centre to Broadway-City Hall Station, 11 p.m. – 1 a.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 9 – Outdoor Community Block Party at 1188 Quebec Street, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 9 – Main Street bus from Terminal Station to Broadway, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 11 – Noodlebox Mount Pleasant (2511 Main Street) – Noon – 6 p.m.

Dr. Ingrid Tyler, Medical Health Officer from Maple Ridge has now said that because of the alert yesterday in Vancouver several Fraser Health public units will stay open later tonight to provide vaccinations.

The following Fraser Health public health units will remain open until 7 p.m.:

  • Abbotsford – #104 – 34194 Marshall Road
  • Burnaby – #300 – 4946 Canada Way
  • Guildford – #100 – 10233 – 153 Street
  • Maple Ridge – #400 – 22470 Dewdney Trunk Road
  • Tri-Cities – #200 – 205 Newport Drive
  • White Rock – 15476 Vine Avenue

 

(Pic courtesy of Fraser Health)

~Leah