Meeting Held Over School MRSA Concerns

School officials in Lexington met with parents Wednesday night, after confirmation of several more cases of staph infection.

The principal at Lafayette High School says three students have been diagnosed with the infection.

An informational meeting took place Wednesday night in the school cafeteria for parents of students who participate in winter sports.

Officials with the health department were at the meeting to answer questions.

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  • by Healthcare Worker Location: Lexington on Nov 14, 2007 at 12:43 PM
    MRSA has been around hospitals for years. All of a sudden because it shows up in a student, the scare is on. Closing schools and disinfecting them do not work! Parents should teach their children proper hygiene such as HAND WASHING! This is the primary defense against this bacteria...
  • by shelly Location: lexington on Nov 14, 2007 at 08:33 AM
    It is not surprising that Lafayette High School has three cases of MRSA, their athletic facilities are a breeding ground for staph. The condition of the stadium and facilities are disgraceful.
  • by Theresa Location: Shelbyville, KY on Nov 14, 2007 at 06:52 AM
    I know of a company that has several relatively inexpensive, safe products that have been independently proven to kill the pathogen that causes MRSA in the laundry, through the air and on surfaces. If anyone is interested they can email me.


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