MRSA FACT SHEET For more information, please call 1-800-CDC-INFO or visit www.cdc.gov/MRSA. What is MRSA? MRSA is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus , a potentially dangerous type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics and may cause skin and other infections.
CDC: Hepatitis C Fact Sheet PREVENTION ● There is no vaccine to prevent hepatitis C. ● Do not shoot drugs; if you shoot drugs, stop and get into a treatment program; if you can't stop, never share needles, syringes, water, or "works", and get vaccinated against hepatitis A & B. ● Do not ...
Assess the situation Be alert for signs and symptoms Contact a health care professional A Fact Sheet for Parents What is a concussion? A concussion is a type of brain injury that changes
CDC: Hepatitis A Fact Sheet PREVENTION ● Hepatitis A vaccine is the best protection. ● Short-term protection against hepatitis A is available from immune globulin.
Pneumococcal Vaccination Fact Sheet About Pneumonia: • Pneumonia is an inflammatory illness of the lung (Wikipedia) 1. • Pneumococcal pneumonia begins with a high fever, cough, and stabbing chest pains (CDC).
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PUBLIC HEALTH FACT SHEET Head Lice (Pediculosis) Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 305 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 What are lice?
For more information, please contact Boston Public Health Commission Communicable Disease Control 4/27/2010 Fact Sheet -Flu Vaccine (English) (617) 534-5611 or www.bphc.org
(Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1) Fact Sheet: Update: Measles — United States, January-July 2008 1 From January 1 through July 31, 2008, CDC received 131 reports of confirmed measles cases in the U.S.