Officials confirm case of the measles in Montreal
A person with the measles, and considered contagious, arrived in Montreal on September 20, on an Air Canada flight from Moncton, N.B. The individual went on to visit several public places in the days following their arrival.
Air Canada flight 8903 from Moncton to Montreal and the domestic arrival zone at the Montreal Trudeau Airport
Sept. 20, 12:05 P.M. - 1:35 P.M. (Monitor symptoms until Oct. 15)
Maxi Pointe-aux-Trembles - 12780 Sherbrooke St., Pointe-aux-Trembles
Sept. 21, 2:45 P.M. - 4:15 P.M. (Monitor symptoms until Oct. 16)
Mikes Restaurant - 12500 Shebrooke St., Pointe-aux-Trembles
Sept. 21, 7:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. (Monitor symptoms until Oct. 16)
Canadian Tire - 3500 du Tricentaire Blvd., Pointe-aux-Trembles
Sept. 23, 10:00 A.M. - 12:20 P.M. (Monitor symptoms until Oct. 17)
IGA Hochelaga - 7975 Hochelaga St., Montreal
Sept. 25, 11:30 A.M. - 12:50 P.M. (Monitor symptoms until Oct. 19)
Best Western Plus, Hotel Le Prestige - 12555 Sherbrooke St., Pointe-aux-Trembles
From Sept. 24, at 4:00 P.M. to Sept. 25, at 9:30 A.M. (Monitor symptoms until Oct. 19)
Couche-Tard - 12044 Sherbrooke St., Pointe-aux-Trembles
Sept. 25, 3:00 P.M. - 4:35 P.M. (Monitor symptoms until Oct. 20)
People who were at the listed locations and considered at risk include:
- Children under one
- Pregnant women
- People with a weakened/compromised immune system
- Anyone not properly vaccinated
What should people watch out for:
- High fever
- Cough, runny nose or red and watery eyes
- Rash on face and body that lasts at least 3 days.
What should people who are at risk do?
Get vaccinated/a booster shot against measles at the CLSC or at your doctor's office.
The vaccine is free, safe and very effective.
Donie O'Sullivan, a CNN reporter covering the intersection of technology and politics