People in Regina warned about possible measles case
11 confirmed cases this year
Health officials are telling people in the Regina area about another suspected case of measle.
The case, yet to be confirmed by lab test, involves a patient who recently travelled out of the country.
There have been 11 confirmed cases of measles this year, 10 of them from the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region and one from outside the region.
It's advising people who visited two stores Feb. 24 to be aware.
The stores include Dollarama at the Northgate Mall (between 9:15 a.m. CST and 11:45 a.m.) and the Wal-Mart photocentre on Rochdale Boulevard (between 9:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.).
Measles is a highly infectious disease than can be transmitted through the air.
Symptoms include high fever, cough and running nose, followed by a rash.
People who think they may have measles should contact their primary health care provider, but should phone first.
Most people in Saskatchewan have already been immunized for measles.