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Staph Infection Gets Noticed Here

Area residents are advised to be on the lookout for a potentially serious type of staph infection that has been reported in recent weeks.

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, or MRSA, is a staph infection that is resistant to antibiotics known as beta-lactams, which include methicillin and more common antibiotics such as oxacillin, penicillin and amoxicillin. Staph bacteria is carried on the skin or in the nose of healthy people and most

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