School Notifications About MRSA

Do I Need To Notify The School That My Child Has MRSA?

Individual schools will have their own policy; however, most schools appreciate notification about MRSA infections so they can keep track of trends and notify parents when necessary – see below. 

Do Schools Need To Notify Parents About MRSA Infections?

  • It is usually not necessary to notify parents of an isolated MRSA infection; however, individual schools will have their own policy.
  • If more than one MRSA infections occurs, the school will often involve the local health department in decision-making, including notification.