GISD Staph Infection Notice
Information on Staphylococcal Infections
Antibiotic-resistant bacterial currently pose a significant health threat. Since the summer of 2002, outbreaks of skin infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacterial have been reported in sports teams. This information is provided to assist you in the control and prevention of "staph" infections.
What is it?
When in doubt of the correct procedure to follow, contact your healthcare provider, your local or regional health department, or the Texas Department of Health.
Texas Dept. of Health http://www.tdh.state.tx.us/ideas/factsht/factsht.htm
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/ARESIST/mrsa.htm Http://cdc.gov/drugresistance/ community/