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Thornhill Theatregoers May Have Been Exposed to Measles

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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