Two new cases of measles in the Tyrolean lowlands

According to a statement from the state of Tyrol, potential contacts are currently being identified and contacted by the authorities. Also, awareness was created among the resident doctors on behalf of the district administration.

The vaccine is available free of charge from family doctors

“The best protection against smallpox is guaranteed by two vaccines. That is why we recommend checking the vaccination certificate and vaccinating if necessary,” Health Director Theresa Kele emphasized on Wednesday, after the first cases are known, the vaccination will be possible free of charge from family doctors. Free and can be carried out at any time by the health officers of the district authorities. , but only after prior arrangement by phone.

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Two new measles cases were reported in Tyrol on Friday

Case in refugee hostel

On Wednesday, a case of measles was reported at a refugee shelter in Wörgl. “Furthermore, the close contacts of the affected community facility have already been quarantined and provided with appropriate hygiene measures,” the state government said on Wednesday.

The country also said people who have traveled to the following places should check their vaccination status and take care of their health:

• January 21, 2024, 5:45 PM to 8 PM, BKH St. Johann, Outpatient Area
• January 22, 2024, 11 pm to 1 pm, BKH St. Johann, Outpatient Area
• January 23, 2024, 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM, BKH St. Johann, Outpatient Area
• Railjet Xpress 862 train connection from Wörgl to Innsbruck (towards Bregenz) by 23 January 2024, 4:15 pm
• January 23, 2024, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Restaurant “Marrusch” Innrain 25, Innsbruck
• January 23, 2024, 6:16 pm Railjet Xpress 169 train connection from Innsbruck to Wörgl (direction Vienna)
• January 29, 2024, 12:12 pm Regional Express Train 5374 from Kufstein to Innsbruck
• January 29, 2024, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM, Bus Line F towards Airport to Clinic
• January 29, 2024, 1:45 PM to 4 PM, Innsbruck Clinic, Building 2 (IMS Building), General Outpatient Dermatology

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