The Facts

  • Measles is the most contagious disease
  • Symptoms may not show until 7-14 days after being exposed
  • Measles can be spread 4 days before and 4 days after the rash appears
  • If you have been exposed to measles and do not have proof of immunity, you will be quarantined for up to 21 days
  • The measles vaccine (MMR) is one of the most effective vaccines