Northeast New Jersey residents say they are in a high state due to a serious outbreak of measles in Rockland, NY, which sits on the New Jersey border
Officials in Rockland County declared a state of emergency after reports of at least 153 cases of measles
"This is a big concern. Whatever it is, measles or whatever is contagious, "says Terrence Scott, a resident of Bergen County.
Health authorities in New York now say that all unvaccinated children will be banned in public places until the outbreak
The Regional Health Commission in Northwest Bergen – which concludes public health contracts for cities such as Emerson, Hillsdale, Mahoah and Midland Park ̵
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A department works with the New Jersey Department of Health to identify, notify and monitor people when an exposure occurs. or cases in Bergen County. "
The statement goes on:" We continue to work with NJDOH to inform the public about the need for immunization and to know their vaccination status … The most important message If they are not vaccinated, It is a must to avoid visiting a community where there is an active outbreak. "
New York officials say Rockland's outburst is concentrated in ultra-orthodox Jewish communities, many of which have close links to the Brooklyn areas where there are infections
This year there were at least eight cases of measles in New Jersey
More than 30 people are infected with Lakewood at the end of 2018. This epidemic is also related to the Orthodox Jewish community, according to officials who said it had started with an infected person, who returned to New Jersey after a trip to Israel