How Do I ...
Online Services
Public Records
2014 Stories
2013 Stories
2012 Stories
2011 Stories
2010 Stories
2009 Stories
2008 Stories
2007 Stories
2006 Stories
2005 Stories
2004 Stories
2003 Stories
2002 Stories
Community-Associated MRSA
MRSA (a type of infection caused by Staph bacteria) continues to be identified in our community.

Recently, cases of skin infections caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have been identified in the community. While most cases have involved athletes, cases involving non-athletes have also occurred. Skin infections such as abscesses and boils are the most common form of this infection.  The infected area usually starts out as a small bump resembling a pimple or spider bite, which becomes redder and often develops pus drainage. The information below provides some general information about these types of infections and what people can do to help prevent and control the spread of MRSA in the community setting.  Copies of the video "Prevention of MRSA in the Athletic Setting" are being offered for sale.

See for more details

Printed from: