Health warning issued after student diagnosed with MRSA

Posted at: 10/09/2012 4:11 PM
Updated at: 10/09/2012 4:31 PM
By: WNYT Staff

nullCLIFTON PARK - A health warning was issued for parents and students in the Shenendehowa School District after a student was diagnosed with MRSA.

The school says the student attends the Gowana Middle School and is now undergoing treatment.

MRSA is a form of Staph Infection, highly resistant to antibiotics.

The school is urging parents to call their doctors if they suspect any signs or symptoms of the infection, such as a wound that does not heal.