Measles is serious, call ahead and get advice before attending the surgery, a walk in centre or Accident & Emergency. Measles, it’s not just a kid’s problem. Please click here for further details.
The number of young people catching measles has risen. It’s never too late to be vaccinated. You need 2 doses of MMR one month apart to be fully protected against measles, mumps and rubella. It’s time to make measles a disease of the past.
Teenagers, young adults and anyone who has missed their MMR vaccination can get measles. Symptoms include high fever; sore, red, watery eyes; coughing; aching and feeling generally unwell; a blotchy red brown rash, which usually appears after the initial symptoms.
For more information please contact us or visit www.nhs.uk/mmr