Measles Update 20 March 2019

The Canterbury Primary Response Group has advised all medical practices to vaccinate patients in the following priority groups:

Priority 1.      Children aged 12 months to 13 years who have never been vaccinated

Priority 2.    Children and adults aged 14 years to 28 years who have never been vaccinated

Priority 3.    Ring-Fencing children who cannot be vaccinated, such as the very young or for whom cannot be vaccinated for other reasons

Priority 4.    Continue with the routine immunisation programme (15 months and 4 years)

Priority 5.    Occupational groups who have frequent contact with children such as EEC, primary and secondary school teachers, residential care managers, healthcare workers who have never been vaccinated