- Although measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease, it can be prevented by receiving a vaccination.
- MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine can help prevent measles in 95-98% of people.
- Widespread vaccination has decreased measles transmission in North America.
- If you think you or your family are at risk of measles or need a MMR vaccine, please talk with your provider or call (850) 892-8015 to make an appointment at DOH-Walton.
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