ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A possible measles exposure has taken place in Southeastern Minnesota.
According to The Minnesota Department of Health a non-Minnesota resident traveled through Minnesota and had a confirmed case of measles. People who were at the Winona McDonald’s on April 13th and at the Freeborn County Co-op gas station in Albert Lea on April 16th have been warned of the possible measles exposure in those areas.
According to Health Department spokesman Doug Schultz told the Star Tribune that the infected person was from Missouri. Health officials have also warned nearby states such as Wisconsin and Iowa of the potential exposure to measles.
Health officials say that some symptoms of measles include cold, cough, runny nose and irritated eyes.