OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health is investigating a suspected case of measles.
Officials are awaiting test results in the case, so it is not confirmed at this time.
The investigation is ongoing in Oklahoma City at the state health department. We spoke with the Tulsa County Health Department, and they are not investigating any cases in the county.
Saint Francis Health System released a statement saying that a suspected case of measles was identified at one of their outpatient facilities.
“A notice was sent out to our medical staff apprising them of the potential case while awaiting final results from the Department of Health. As with all public health issues, the Department of Health will oversee the release of information regarding this case.”
Officials are not confirming whether the Saint Francis case is the same case being investigated at the state health department.
The CDC says measles is highly contagious and spreads through coughing and sneezing.
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