News Spotlight – Measles

Premier Urgent Care has always worked with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to help identify and control any potential Measles outbreaks in our communities.  Premier Urgent Care is working to become one of the first Urgent Care centers to participate in a state-wide emergency response protocol for outbreaks such as the Measles.

There have been several confirmed cases of reported Measles in Lancaster County with a suspected case to the north in Montgomery County.  Fortunately, the case in Montgomery County has tested negative for Measles.  Premier’s regional Medical Director, Dr. Robert Ditizio, was featured on WFMZ nightly news to help educate the local community on symptoms and provide health tips on how to avoid contamination.  He discussed symptoms which include fever, runny nose, coughing, red eyes and sore throat, followed by a red blotchy rash.

“I advise not to have any mass hysteria and do what you can to get vaccinated,” said DiTizio.

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