MRSA Skin Infection Found In School

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MRSA skin infection is found in several schools, Mt. Pleasant Township school warns parents on MRSA.

"Dear Mt. Pleasant Township Parents and Guardians,

"We have a reported case of MRSA in the school district. The good news is that it is treatable by regular antibiotics. All MRSA is treatable; however, some strains require special antibiotics. We disinfect the locker rooms and restrooms daily. We also have disinfecting hand sanitizer in each classrom. While this is not cause for alarm, I wanted you to know the facts as opposed to rumors. If you want additional information regarding MRSA, contact your child's school health clinic."

Sincerely

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William E. Roberson, Ed.D - Superintendent

Carol Ester, RN - Corporation Nurse

The school has also posted the following information about MRSA.

Dear Parents/Guardians:

There has been a lot of information in the media lately on MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus).

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