National MRSA Education Initiative: Preventing MRSA Skin Infections

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), 2008

The goal of the National MRSA Education Initiative is to help Americans better recongnize and prevent MRSA skin infections.

Why is this important? Recent data show that Americans visit the doctor approximately 12 million times each year to get checked for suspected Staph or MRSA skin infection.

The good news is that a few simple steps can prevent and reduce the spread of MRSA.

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