Somali Community Health Forums to Focus on Measles
Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Community Health Forums to Focus on Measles
Community Leaders and Public Health to Share Education about Preventable
Somali Community Health Forums
Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health
Friday, May 19, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017
May 19 – Somali Community Association of Ohio, 4322 Cleveland
May 20 – Abubakar
Assidiq Islamic Center, 591 Industrial Mile Rd.
These free community discussions will give residents the opportunity to learn
about measles and how they can protect their families from this preventable
Measles is very contagious – and can make children so sick they have to go to
the hospital or even die. The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine can prevent
MMR vaccines are available from:
Children’s Hospital Primary Care Centers (614-722-6200)
- Franklin County Public Health (614-525-3719)
Public Health (614-645-7945)
of Ohio Family Health Centers (614-416-4325 or 614-235-5555)
Lights Christian Health Center (614-274-1455)
Social Services (614-224-6617)
Health Centers (614-645-5500)
Healthcare Services (614-225-0990 or 614-224-4850)
list of provider locations is available at www.columbus.gov/measles.
is a measles outbreak in Minneapolis. Residents who are traveling there or
having visitors should be vaccinated before the visits.
more information on measles and the Somali Community Health
email@example.com or www.myfcph.org.