Measles outbreaks have occurred in 22 states across the U.S. An outbreak is defined as three or more diagnosed cases of measles. We are currently unaware of outbreaks in the state of Ohio.
Measles exposure can be a health risk among unvaccinated individuals. At this time, exposure appears to be associated with travelers returning from a small number of countries in Europe and the Middle East. The vast majority of Denison students have chosen to be vaccinated and have provided proof of vaccination.