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Case of Measles Confirmed in Kane County. What You Need To Know!

If you spent any time in Geneva or St. Charles earlier this week and last week, you might want to re-trace your steps. A Kane County resident has tested positive for measles says that they visited several Geneva and St. Charles locations in the days leading up to their diagnosis.

The person was diagnosed on Tuesday (May 28), and is no longer infectious, but it is possible that they exposed others before realizing they were sick.

The person visited the following locations on the listed dates and times while infected:

At Home, 2100 S. Randall Road in Geneva, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on May 20

Best Buy, 1876 S. Randall Road in Geneva, from 5:45 to 8:05 p.m. on May 20

Colonial Café, 552 Randall Road in St. Charles, from 6:05 to 9:05 p.m. on May 20

Meijer, 855 Randall Road in St. Charles, from 7 to 9:45 p.m. on May 20

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group St. Charles, 2900 Foxfield Rd., St. Charles, from 11:20 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 22

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group St. Charles 2900 Foxfield Rd., St. Charles, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on May 25

Symptoms of measles include fever, rash, cough, runny nose, and red, watery eyes.

If you believe that you might have been in the affected locations at the identified date and time, contact Kane County Health Department at 630-208-3801.

Danielle Tufano


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