Alberta health authorities are offering more free measles vaccine clinics in Calgary to help curb the outbreak of the disease.

Alberta officially declared a measles outbreak in Calgary, Edmonton and central Alberta last week.Health officials are urging all Albertans born in or after 1970 to make sure they have received both doses of the measles vaccine.

The drop-in measles immunization clinics will offer vaccine to:

  • Infants six months of age to less than 12 months of age.
  • Children 12 months of age or older who have not yet received their first dose of measles vaccine.
  • Children four years of age and older who have not yet received their second dose of measles vaccine.
  • Individuals born in or after 1970 who have not received two doses of measles vaccine.
  • Health care workers, regardless of year of birth, who are not immune to measles.

The locations and times of the clinics are:

Northgate Measles Immunization Clinic 

  • A #154, 495 36 St. N.E.
  • Wed., May 7, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

South Calgary Health Centre Measles Immunization Clinic

  • 3 floor, 31 Sunpark Plaza S.E.
  • Tues. May 6, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sat. May 10, 2014 – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Wed. May 14, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Brentwood Village Mall Measles Immunization Clinic

  • Unit 302, 3630 Brentwood Rd. N.W. 
  • Thurs. May 8, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sat. May 10, 2014 – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tues. May 13 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m