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Health Department Alert

Meningococcal disease exposure (Spring HS Boys basketball program)

The Fairfax County Health Department’s Communicable Disease Unit has notified CYA basketball that one of our Spring program participants has been recently been diagnosed with meningococcal disease. We have communicated directly to everyone on several teams whose sons may have played basketball with this individual (whose name is not being released) on May 15th, May 16th or May 23rd in the one of the following games:
Sat May 15     4:30pm          Herndon HS (auxilliary gym)
Sun May 16    3:30pm          Chantilly HS
Sat May 22     2:00pm          Herndon HS (auxilliary gym)

The Health Department informs us that the risk to anyone who did not participate in the games held at the times and locations above is minimal. However, if your son was in these gyms on the days in question during these games or in the following games, you should read the notification in the Health Dept. Alert posted to the left of this page.
The Health Department has conducted an invesigation and is not recommending any preventive measures at this time. If you have any further questions, please contact the Health Department’s Communicable Disease Unit at 703-246-2433.