HOMESTEAD, Pa. – The Steel Valley District School has reported that a member of staff in the secondary school / middle school building has been diagnosed with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
The dispatch class sent Thursday night for the infection, but I did not know the teacher.
The disinfection of the building is underway and precautions will be taken to ensure the health of other members of staff and the student body.
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MRSA is transmitted through direct skin-to-skin contact or shared items such as towels and bandages. The symptoms include the collapse of an area that has infected the skin that may be red, has been swell, painful, warm to touch or after. get drainage.
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"If your child is present with any of these signs or symptoms, we recommend you are consulting with your healthcare provider," he said. area.
Good hand washing and the use of alcohol-based sanitizers encourage, as well as appropriate hygiene. Health officials also stop sharing items that like clothes and towels.
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