Local Hospitals Contacting Patients Who May Have Been Exposed to Measles

The Rhode Island Department of Health is reporting that both Rhode Island Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center are working to notify patients who may have been exposed to measles.

On February 25, a man was treated at Roger Williams Medical Center for a sore throat and fever. He was then seen on the 28th at a CVS Minute Clinic in North Attleboro for a rash.

That same day the patient was sent to Rhode Island Hospital. Any patients who were in the Emergency Room on the Friday, February 28th between 5:30 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. Saturday may have been exposed.

The hospitals said they are contacting anyone who may have been at risk.