The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have identified 10 cases of measles in northeast Kansas – eight cases in Johnson County, one case in Linn County and one case in Miami County. Health officials continue to investigate this outbreak and are working to identify contacts. Children who are ill or susceptible to measles are excluded from the child care facility as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is an ongoing investigation and updated information will be provided as it becomes available.
Update: Measles Outbreak in Johnson, Linn and Miami Counties (News Release, March 21, 2018)