Minnesota is experiencing an outbreak of measles in early childhood and school age populations. Information on the outbreak is available at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Measles webpage.
Measles Fact Sheet

Infographic. Measles: it isn’t just a little rash. Measles can be dangerous, especially for babies and young children. Measles symptoms typically include high fever (may spike to more than 104 degrees F), cough, runny nose, red watery eyes; rash breaks out 3-6 days after symptoms begin. Measles can be serious. About 1 out of 4 people who get measles will be hospitalized. 1 out of every 1,000 people with measles will develop brain swelling (encephalitis), which may lead to brain damage. 1 or 2 out of 1,000 people with measles will die, even with the best care. You have the power to protect your child. Provide your children with safe and long-lasting protection agains measles by making sure they get the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine according to CDC’s recommended immunization schedule.