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A measles warning has been issued for Lake Macquarie, following two confirmed cases in the region.

A middle aged woman and a teenage boy have both been diagnosed with the condition. It’s believed they visited the following locations while they were infectious:

Wednesday 28 August
Wallsend Library 11:30am – 14:00pm
Glendale Hunter Sports Centre gymnastics class
and Glendale Shopping Centre 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Edgeworth Town centre, Henny Penny and Coles 7:30pm – 8:00pm

Saturday 31 August
West Wallsend Swim Centre 10:15am – 11:30am
Warners Bay Pillow Talk Midday – 12:30pm
Wallsend McDonalds Midday – 2:30pm
Kotara Bunnings 1:00pm – 1:30pm
Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Sunday 1 September
Broadmeadow MacDonalds 8:00am – 8:30am
Wickham Bid Barn Tender Centre Midday – 2:00pm

Monday 2 September
Westfield Kotara, KFC and KMart 3:00pm – 3:30pm

Tuesday 3 September
Glendale Pharmacy Chemist Works 8:30pm – 9:00pm

Hunter New England Health says anyone who visited these venues during these times should look out for symptoms until September 22.

Symptoms can include fever, sore eyes, a cough and a red, blotchy rash.


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