Case of MRSA Confirmed in Middle School

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(Courtesy: MGN Online)

ATWATER, Ohio — Waterloo Local School District officials say there has been a confirmed case of MRSA in its middle school.

A letter was sent out to all middle school parents this week informing them of the case.

The letter said the district continues to disinfect equipment and commonly used areas in the school, and are encouraging students to wash well with soap and water and to cover open sores and wounds.

The letter gave parents tips on how to prevent transmission of staph and symptoms of MRSA.

To read the letter sent out by the district, click here.