County: Measles Exposure Caused Risk at Local Restaurant

Photo by Wes Woods II / OUTLOOK The El Pollo Loco restaurant in La Cañada Flintridge was visited this month by a person who had measles, briefly exposing others to the risk of catching the virus, county officials said. They added that the risk no longer exists.
Photo by Wes Woods II / OUTLOOK
The El Pollo Loco restaurant in La Cañada Flintridge was visited this month by a person who had measles, briefly exposing others to the risk of catching the virus, county officials said. They added that the risk no longer exists.

There is no shortage of customers at the popular El Pollo Loco restaurant in La Cañada Flintridge. Unfortunately, one of its visitors earlier this month had measles, briefly exposing customers to the risk of catching the virus, county health officials have said.
In a statement, an El Pollo Loco spokesperson said restaurant officials were aware of a public health report on the incident and are working closely with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health — which is investigating measles cases and possible exposures — to ensure the safety of customers and employees. County officials said in a statement there is no known current risk related to measles that exists at the LCF restaurant and other locations at this time. Continue reading “County: Measles Exposure Caused Risk at Local Restaurant”