Category Archives: North Carolina

Debbie – An MRSA Story

This is Debbie’s story. Debbie is a military wife living in Alaska who acquired the even more resistant VRSA (Vancomycin resistant Staph) from a hospital when they were stationed in North Carolina. Keep Debbie and her family in your prayers. … Continue reading

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Update on MRSA in Lincolnton, NC

This from WBTV.com in Charlotte: The MRSA staff infection has been reported among some student-athletes in Lincoln County. Altogether, there have been five cases with the most recent cases reported this past Thursday. One case happened before school started and … Continue reading

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Lincolnton, NC School Closed with 30 cases of MRSA?

I *just* received this in my email – how timely, and ultimately, how frightening: To whom it may concern, A Public School in Lincolnton North Carolina has just been closed with 30 cases of MRSA. This information was received from … Continue reading

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Winston-Salem Journal | Stokes schools confirm 3 staph cases

“Three confirmed cases this week of a bacterial staph infection in the Stokes County Schools have officials taking steps to sanitize high-traffic areas and educate parents about prevention by sending out memos and leaving phone messages. The illness is similar … Continue reading

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