Kankakee County, IL – Measles Vaccination Available for All Ages

Date:

Share post:

Kankakee County, IL – Kankakee County Health Department announced the availability of the measles vaccine for individuals of all ages, emphasizing the disease’s highly contagious nature. 

According to the announcement, community members can schedule a vaccination appointment by calling 815-802-9400 and selecting option 3. The health department has also directed individuals to the CDC’s website for more information on measles and the importance of vaccination. 

Measles is an airborne disease, and unprotected individuals have a high risk of infection if exposed. The CDC highlights that 9 out of 10 people in close proximity to an infected person will likely contract measles if they are not immune, underlining the critical need for vaccination.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

New DMV in Chicago’s Chinatown: ‘One-Stop-Shop’ Facility to Enhance Services for South Side

Chicago, IL - Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias is set to inaugurate the first-ever Secretary of State...

Arkansas Block Party Terror: One Dead, Nine Injured in Wynne Shooting

Wynne, AR - A block party in Wynne, Arkansas turned tragic when one man was killed and at...

Chicago Heats Up: Unseasonably Warm Weather to Give Way to Severe Storms this Week

Chicago, IL – The Windy City is poised for a balmy blast with temperatures soaring unseasonably high away...

Peoria, IL – Traffic Alert: Lane Closures on I-474 at Shade-Lohmann Bridge

Peoria, IL - Starting Monday, April 15, motorists traveling on Interstate 474 in Peoria County should anticipate significant...