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Local School Sanitized After MRSA Report

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PLUM (KDKA) — An elementary school in the Plum Borough School District has been “completely sanitized” after a reported case of MRSA.

In a statement released by the School District, it was explained that a confirmed case of MRSA at Pivik Elementary School was reported on Wednesday night. 

It does not state whether the person is a student, teacher, or staff member, but does say that “the affected individual is currently receiving treatment.”

MRSA is a type of Staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics and can cause skin infections.

In the statement, the district states that all necessary precautions have been taken.      

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