Potential measles exposure being investigated at Williamsville South H.S.

Posted at 5:40 PM, Dec 17, 2018

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) — A potential exposure of measles is being investigated at Williamsville South High School.

According to the Erie County Health Department, the possible exposure happened on Friday, December 14. Health officials are continuing to investigate.

Parents and students have been notified about the potential health threat.

The district issued this statement:

The Williamsville Central School District was notified by the Erie County Department of Health today, December 17, 2018, that it is investigating a possible measles exposure that may have occurred at Williamsville South High School on Friday, December 14, 2018. It is important to know that there is not a confirmed case of measles at Williamsville South. Following the recommendation from the health department, as a precautionary measure, the district has notified the parents and guardians of South students, and employees about the ECDOH investigation regarding possible exposure.

This latest alert comes less than a week after District leaders told parents that a group of more than 100 students had been exposed to an active case of tuberculosis.
The three schools involved in the T.B. alert are Transit Middle School, Williamsville South High School and St. Mary School Swormville.