OCEAN COUNTY – The state has confirmed a case of the measles in Ocean County.

A Lakewood man, 27, developed measles after a visit to Israel, health officials said.

Anyone who visited these Lakewood locations may have been exposed:
• Schul Satmar, 405 Forest Ave., Oct. 13- 21 from 1-4 p.m. daily
• Eat a Pita, 116 Clifton Ave., 7-10 p.m. Oct. 15
• CHEMED Health Center, 1771 Madison Ave., 3-6 p.m. Oct. 17 and 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 18

Anyone who has not been vaccinated or has not had measles is at risk if they are exposed. “Two doses of measles vaccine are about 97 percent effective in preventing measles,” State Epidemiologist Dr. Christina Tan said.

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