Public health officials in the city of Montreal are warning of a potential measles outbreak in the West Island. They are currently attempting to track Montrealers who were in six different locations this week where they may have been exposed.\nDr. Mylene Drouin, director of public health in Montreal estimates that as many as 200 people could be exposed to the disease, according to the CBC. It's assumed that people could've been contaminated over a three day period on May 11th, 12th, and 14th.\nThe incident has been labelled an outbreak, according to the Montreal Gazette. The Montreal Public Health Department has also issued a statement and posted relevant information on its website.\nMeasles is one of the world's most contagious viruses and could be incredibly dangerous if young children are exposed to it. One of the best ways to combat the spread of measles is to vaccinate your children against the virus as soon as possible.\nView this post on Instagram @nevschulman and @lauraperlongo separate fact from fiction when it comes to measles vaccines. • • #attn #payattn #nevschulman #lauraperlongo #measles #vaccines #measlesoutbreak #measlesvaccine #health #parenting A post shared by ATTN: (@attndotcom) on Apr 20, 2019 at 6:05pm PDT\nResidents of the West Island and Ville St-Laurent in Montreal should be vigilant and practice proper hygiene and preventative measures.\nThe six locations are as follows:\nDes Sources High School (2900 rue Lake)\nTim Hortons (3760 boulevard des Sources)\nRoyal Bank (4440 boulevard des Sources)\nManju Beauty (3637 boulevard des Sources)\nThe Courtyard Mariott Hotel (7000 Place Robert-Joncas)\nLes Aventuriers Daycare (196 rue Bates)\nREAD ALSO: Montreal Firefighters Are On The Scene Of A Gas Leak In Outremont, Have Asked Public To Avoid The Area\nA few days ago, we warned of a potential measles exposure on Air Canada flights coming out of Toronto. Montreal health officials also confirmed two other cases this week.\nAVIS À LA POPULATION | La Direction régionale de santé publique de Montréal enquête sur un nouveau cas confirmé de...Posted by Santé Montréal on Thursday, May 16, 2019\nThis news means that there are now seven reported measles cases in Montreal. According to the public health minister, this is the first time in 2019 that this virus has been spread from one person to another.\nIf you've been to any of these areas, make sure to consult with a clinic or your family doctor to see if you've been exposed or not.\nStay tuned for more information.\nFor more information, refer to the CBC report here.\nYou can also read the statement from the Montreal Public Health Department here.