Measles (Rubeola) 
Measles is a highly contagious vaccine-preventable disease and the most deadly of all childhood rash/fever illnesses.

Measles is monitored because it is a highly contagious vaccine-preventable disease. Monitoring when and where cases occur help to stop its spread in the event of an outbreak. Monitoring, surveillance and investigation of health threats are vital capabilities for an effective health system.

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Measles (Rubeola), Single Year
AlachuaFlorida
Data YearCountCount
202001
201903
2018015
201703
201605
201505
201400
201307
201200
201138
201001
200905
200801
200755
200604
200500
200401
200300
200202
200100
FLHealthCharts.gov is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.
Data Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology
5/17/2022 6:27:34 AM
Data Note(s)
  • This disease became reportable prior to 1992. Counts and rates include confirmed and probable cases of Measles (Rubeola) (Merlin code 05590).
  • Data presented here are from Merlin, Florida's web-based reportable disease surveillance system. Note that any data prior to 1992 are not maintained in Merlin and should be interpreted with caution.
  • Data in this report are aggregated by the date the case was reported to the Bureau of Epidemiology, Florida Department of Health. Cases are assigned to Florida counties based on the county of residence at the time of the disease identification, regardless of where they became ill or were hospitalized, diagnosed, or exposed.
  • Reports for reportable disease data are produced weekly, monthly, and annually. To access these reports, visit Surveillance Publications. More detailed information on interpreting data can be found in the introduction section of the annual reports. For questions, please contact the Bureau of Epidemiology at (850) 245-4401.
  • This is primary, quantitative data.
  • Chart will display if there are at least three years of data.
  • Multi-year counts are a sum of the selected years, not an average.
  • Quartiles are calculated when data are available for at least 51 counties.