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MRSA (Staph) Infections & Other Skin Issues
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Simple Steps to Prevent or Minimize Risk of MRSA

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Here are some simple measures that if followed properly can help to prevent or minimize the risk of contracting MRSA or other skin related infections:

– Shower after all competition

–Wash all work-out gear after practice or competition

– Certain sports require cleaning equipment (mats) before each practice or event

– Use liquid soap, not bar soap

– Refrain from cosmetic (whole body) shaving

– Don’t share towels or hygiene products

– Notify parents and coach about any skin sores and have it evaluated by health care provider before returning to competition

– Shower before using whirlpools or cold tubs

– Refrain from using whirlpools or cold tubs with any open sores, scratches or scrapes

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