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LAC DPH Health Information: Telebriefing for Healthcare Community on the Measles Outbreak Response

LAC DPH Health Information:  Telebriefing for Healthcare Community on the Measles Outbreak Response

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) will host a telebriefing to provide the healthcare community in Los Angeles County with updated information on the measles outbreak and critical information regarding immunization recommendations, as well as exclusion and quarantine orders for contacts of a person confirmed to have measles.

Public Health leadership and subject matter experts will discuss what happens when exposures occur, measles immunization efforts, and preventive measures. The call will be moderated, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions.

WHEN: Monday, April 29, 2019 Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Telephone Call-in (800) 230-1074

Participants are strongly urged to call in 10 minutes prior to the start time of the call to check in. Participants will need to provide their name and organization.

WHO: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Physicians -

  • Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, Health Officer
  • Jeffrey D. Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer
  • Franklin D. Pratt, MD, MPHTM, FACEP, Medical Director, Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program

CONTACT:  media@ph.lacounty.gov (213) 240-8144

Additional information and resources about measles from the LA County Department of Public Health can be found on the LAHAN webpage,and the DPH measles webpage.