What is Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Staphylococcus aureus (“staph”) are bacteria commonly carried on the skin or in the nose of healthy people. About 25-30% of the U.S. population carries staph on their bodies at any time. MRSA is a kind of staph that is resistant to some kinds of antibiotics.

Information about MRSA for parents and students:

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