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Omni Family Health in Shafter back open after measles scare

Posted at 3:34 PM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 23:07:51-04

SHAFTER, Calif. — The Omni Family Health clinics in Shafter are now open after the clinic was placed under a temporary quarantine Friday morning.

According to the clinic, there was a suspected measles diagnosis after a patient came in with a rash and other symptoms associated with the viral infection.

Health officials sent out a release Friday afternoon to let the public know that the clinics proceeded with the utmost caution and deemed the case as a false. Omni Family Health confirmed that the quarantine was lifted at around 11 a.m.