Possible Measles Exposure at Williamsville South HS

Precautionary letters sent out; no confirmation of measles

Tom Puckett
December 17, 2018 - 7:17 pm
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Williamsville, NY (WBEN) Erie County health officials have sent preliminary letters to parents and staff in the Williamsville School District about a possible measles exposure.

Health officials say the risk of exposure is low, and there is no confirmation. The possible exposure was reported at Williamsville South High School.

The Williamsville School District has released the following statement:

The Williamsville Central School District was notified by the Erie County Department of Health today, December 17, 2018, that it is investigating a possible measles exposure that may have occurred at Williamsville South High School on Friday, December 14, 2018. It is important to know that there is not a confirmed case of measles at Williamsville South.

Following the recommendation from the health department, as a precautionary measure, the district has notified the parents and guardians of South students, and employees about the ECDOH investigation regarding possible exposure.

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