Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
Be informed about measles!
Are you concerned about measles? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from January 1 to May 10 of this year, 839 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states, including Illinois. This is an increase of 75 cases from the previous week and is the greatest number of cases reported in the United States since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000. It starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes and sore throat. Measles is a highly contagious disease. If you are unsure if you are immune or you wonder if your symptoms may be measles, plan on calling your primary care physician. Link below for more information.
NAVY MEDICINE LIVE
On behalf of the Navy Medicine family, I would like to thank the members of the Hospital Corps for their 121 years of faithful and exceptional service. You have supplied our Navy and Marine Corps team with unmatched first-rate health care that has allowed our warfighters to protect and serve our nation. We commend and … Full Story