There is a measles epidemic in Western Samoa. Lt. Governor Green and other medical and healthcare professionals gathered earlier today to discuss why and how they will send medical relief to Western Samoa. You can watch the presser in its entirety in the video above.
The Department of Health is urging you to make sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations.
We’re not just talking about the flu.
Health officials say with outbreaks of the measles abroad, vaccination is the best way to protect yourself from the highly contagious disease.
This year, there were four reported cases of travel-related measles in Hawaii including three visitors and one resident.
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