Measles – The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has declared a national incident.

Cases of measles are on the rise in England and there is a growing public health risk. This has been declared a national incident.

You can read the most up to date advice and guidance regarding this from Rochdale Borough Council. If you’ve not had the 2 doses of the MMR vaccination then full details are provided on where to get vaccinated.

If you have symptoms of measles stay at home and phone your GP or NHS 111.

Please DO NOT attend the surgery or A&E without informing them that you think you have measles before your visit – you could spread the illness to others.