Facility Operators Hope to Protect Against MRSA

Tips for athletics and fitness facility operators hoping to protect against the spread of MRSA.

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA - the potentially deadly infection that lurks in locker rooms and other germ-heavy athletics environments - has shut down teams, postponed seasons and even become the stuff of lawsuits aimed at education institutions.

Often marked by boils and pus-producing skin lesions, MRSA infections very rarely require emergency hospitalizations and can typically be remedied with proper skin care, the draining of pus and/or antibiotic treatments. Still, an infection that enters the bloodstream and infiltrates internal organs can spread rapidly and become life-threatening - prospects that certainly warrant consideration from athletics and fitness facility operators looking to shield themselves from liability and protect their athletes' and patrons' health. The following are tips for protecting against the spread of MRSA in active environments:

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