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Measles outbreak spreads; Bartell’s urges vaccination

Measles outbreak spreads; Bartell’s urges vaccination

SEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Health has 39 confirmed cases of measles between King County and Clark County. 34 of 36 cases were unvaccinated individuals. Vaccinations are the first line of defense for preventative care and Bartell’s is prepared to help protect the community from the outbreak. The M-M-R (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccine

CVS serves up MMR vaccine in Arizona

CVS serves up MMR vaccine in Arizona

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is making the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine readily available in Arizona to help contain a measles outbreak. The company said more than 140 CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations in Maricopa and Pinal counties, the areas exposed to confirmed cases of the illness, have MMR vaccinations available to protect patients against measles.

Walgreens serves up daily MMR vaccines in four states

Walgreens serves up daily MMR vaccines in four states

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has made measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccinations readily available at all of its pharmacies in Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky and Mississippi. The drug chain said the move comes as health officials in Tennessee recommended immunization because of a number of reported measles cases. The vaccinations are available daily at Walgreens pharmacies