MMR Vaccine Recommendations

Officials at the Philadelphia Health Department are issuing a health alert for medical providers throughout the city regarding the ongoing measles outbreaks happening in other cities.

There are no cases reported here, however, Dr. Kristen Feemster, a communicable diseases expert with the department, says it’s likely there will be one given how much people travel between Philadelphia and cities like New York, Los Angeles, and those overseas where there are active outbreaks.

By Alison Gorman