Summary Overview

MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureas) is a contagious staph infection which may be serious. The documents and links below contain information to help recognize MRSA and prevent the spread of infection.

The following sites provide more information:

If you have additional questions about MRSA, talk to your healthcare provider or call our Communicable Disease Epidemiology program at (509) 324-1442.

Communicable Disease Epidemiology

Epidemiologists monitor, track, and respond to infectious disease in the community to prevent spread of illness.

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Communicable Disease Epidemiology for Healthcare Providers

Working with providers on the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases, illnesses and other factors relating to health.

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