Rockland Health Department notifies residents of possible measles exposure

NEW CITY – There are now 247 confirmed cases of measles in Rockland County since the outbreak began in October 2018 and there could be more as county officials advised people who may have visited locations in Monsey, Nanuet and Spring Valley may have been exposed.

Anyone who visited the following locations or used the following taxis at these times may have been exposed to measles:

  • Satmar of Monsey, located at 1 Monsey Boulevard, Monsey, NY 10952, from Monday, May 6 through Tuesday, May 14 with an ongoing risk of exposure.
  • Congregation Yetev Lev of Satmar, located at 13 Monsey Boulevard, Monsey, NY 10952, from Monday, May 6 through Tuesday, May 14 with an ongoing risk of exposure.
  • Rockland Kosher Supermarket, located in the Shoppers Haven Mall, 27 Orchard Street, Monsey, NY 10952, on Monday, May 13 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, with a risk of exposure until 9:00 pm.
  • Congregation Khal Torath Chaim Viznitz, located at 25 Phyllis Terrace, Monsey, NY 10952, from Sunday, May 12 until Sunday, May 19 with an ongoing risk of exposure.
  • Bais Medrash Ohr Chaim, located at 20 Forshay Road, Monsey, NY 10952, on Wednesday, May 15, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, with a risk of exposure until 7:00 pm.
  • Bais Medrash Ohr Chaim, located at 20 Forshay Road, Monsey, NY 10952, on Thursday, May 16, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, with a risk of exposure until 7:00 pm.
  • Synagogue Yeshiva Chovetz Chaim, located at 51 Kiryas Radin Drive, Spring Valley, NY 10977, on Wednesday, May 15, from 9:45 am to 1:00 pm, with a risk of exposure until 3:00 pm.
  • Synagogue Yeshiva Chovetz Chaim, located at 51 Kiryas Radin Drive, Spring Valley, NY 10977, on Thursday, May 16, from 9:45 am to 1:00 pm, with a risk of exposure until 3:00 pm.
  • Maple Medex Pharmacy inside Evergreen Kosher Market, located at 59 Route 59, Monsey, NY 10952, on Thursday, May 16, from 12:40 pm to 3:00 pm, with a risk of exposure until 5:00 pm.
  • Costco, located at 50 Overlook Blvd, Nanuet, NY 10954, on Thursday, May 16 from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm, with a risk of exposure until 11:00 pm.

 

  • La Familia Taxi on Monday, May 13, roundtrip to Rockland Kosher Supermarket, from 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm with a risk of exposure until 6:00 pm, and from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm with a risk of exposure until 9:30 pm.
  • La Familia Taxi on Sunday, May 19, to Refuah Health Center located at 728 N. Main Street, Spring Valley, NY 10977, from 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm, with a risk of exposure until 7:00 pm.

 

These times reflect the period that the infected individuals were in these areas and a two-hour period after they left the areas, because the virus remains in the air and on surfaces for up to two hours. If you were present at these locations during these times, especially if you are in any of the following high-risk groups, contact your health care provider by phone right away (call before going for care):

  • Pregnant
  • A child under 6 months of age
  • Immunocompromised or immunosuppressed (when your body can’t fight disease)
  • Have not been vaccinated against the measles
  • Were born before 1957 and are immunosuppressed

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