The Michigan Health Department has confirmed two cases of measles in Oakland County residents.
Officials say the cases arrived on a flight at Detroit Metro Airport on Oct. 23 around 5 p.m.
Anyone at the airport during that time is advised to watch for symptoms for 21 days after the possible exposure.
If symptoms do develop, see a healthcare provider immediately.
Officials say measles are spread by direct person-to-person contact.
- High fever (may spike to over 104˚F)
- Runny nose
- Red, watery eyes (conjunctivitis)
- Tiny white spots on the inner cheeks, gums, and roof of the mouth (Koplik Spots) 2-3 days after symptoms begin
- A rash that is red, raised, blotchy; usually starts on face, spreads to trunk, arms, and legs 3-5 days after symptoms begin
If concerned, call Oakland County at (800) 848-5533 or visit a Health Division office nearest you:
- North Oakland Health Center, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 34 East, Pontiac
- South Oakland Health Center, 27725 Greenfield Road, Southfield