On May 15, 2017, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed two cases of measles in Le Sueur County. These are the first confirmed measles cases in south central Minnesota in 2017.
MDH investigates how individuals become infected, identifies people known to be exposed, monitors them for symptoms and informs them of recommended protective actions. Health officials continue to monitor individuals across the state and update the MDH website regularly with case statistics. To learn more about measles and get current information, click on the link to the MDH website listed here. http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/measles/index.html