Thornhill Theatregoers May Have Been Exposed to Measles

Patrons seeing Solo: A Star Wars Story on Saturday, June 9 may have been exposed

York Region public health investigators have confirmed that anyone who may have visited Thornhill’s Promenade Mall on Saturday, June 9, to see the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story have been exposed to the measles.

Anyone who saw the film between 7 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. on June 9 is being asked to monitor for potential measles symptoms, which include a high fever, cough, runny nose, light sensitivity, sore eyes, small spots with a white centre on the in the mouth, and a rash on the body.

Measles symptoms typically appear within 21 days of exposure.

“Anyone showing symptoms of measles should call their health-care provider immediately and advise them they may have been exposed to the measles virus,” reads a release from public health officials.

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