Rashes, boils, pustules, fever, and chills—oh my! This year, influenza is not the only scary health issue that schools should prepare for. Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, or staph skin infections, have been appearing in schools across the nation.The Centers for Disease Control provides information about staph infections and how schools can handle the threat at http://www.cdc.gov/Features/MRSAinSchools/.

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