MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Health officials are warning that a traveler passing through Alabama may have exposed people to measles.
A news release says the person stopped around mid-afternoon at the D&J Travel Plaza in Livingston for food and gasoline. The same person later stopped for food at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Fort Payne.
Both businesses are along Interstate 59.
The head of the state health agency, Dr. Scott Harris, says anyone who suspects they were exposed should call their health provider before showing up at a medical office.
Measles is a highly infectious respiratory illness. Anyone who isn't vaccinated stands a high chance of being infected.