People who work in correctional facilities are strongly recommended to have received 2 doses of measles-containing vaccine given at least 4 weeks apart. Measles can be transmitted in correctional facilities and cause outbreaks.8,9
People who work in correctional facilities do not need to receive measles-containing vaccine if they have either:
documented evidence of 2 doses of measles-containing vaccine given at least 4 weeks apart and with both doses given at ≥12 months of age, or
serological evidence of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella
The Department of Health and Aged Care acknowledges First Nations peoples as the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to all Elders both past and present.