NEVADA CITY (CBS13) – A school in Nevada City is closed on Tuesday after a student came to school infected with measles.

YubaNet.com first reported the Nevada County Public Health Department sent a letter to parents at Yuba River Charter School that stated a child at the school was diagnosed with measles.

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According to a release from the Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency, the student came to school on March 17 infected with the measles.

The student was unvaccinated, officials say.

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Health officials note that Nevada County has some of the highest rates of unvaccinated students in California.

A call into the school’s main number leads to a recorded messages stating there will be no school and afterschool programs on Tuesday.

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Measles is a highly contagious disease that spreads easily by air and by direct contact.