Category Archives: MRSA in Prisons

MRSA Notes Loves Perez

Perez Hilton is my secret addiction – my break in the busy days. Love him or hate him, you can love him today for bringing some attention to MRSA to his monstrously wide audience. He is reporting about the prevalence … Continue reading

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Four Prisons in Connecticut Reporting MRSA

Boston.com is reporting that four Connecticut prisons have reported MRSA outbreaks in recent days: York Correctional Institution in Niantic, Bergin in Storrs and Osborn in Somers. They have notified the Department of Public Health, and we all hope they are … Continue reading

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MRSA in Santa Clara County, CA

This story, from MercuryNews.com, is the story of Laura Debell, a Santa Clara County Jail inmate, who, during a 2 week stay in the jail in 2005, got a small wound on her leg that let to an internal MRSA … Continue reading

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Greenville, SC Asks Jail: How Many MRSA Cases Do We Have?

Councilman Tony Trout has a most eye opening post on his blog about MRSA in their local jail. The council asked the Greenville County Jail, “How many MRSA cases do we have?” and in response received a Power Point presentation … Continue reading

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MRSA in Suffolk, VA Jail

Suffolk, Virginia’s Western Tidewater Regional Jail has been having recent problems with MRSA. They have not released the type of infections, nor the numbers, but they do say that they have been working with the health department to put in … Continue reading

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