School officials in Harrison County are facing a confirmed case of MRSA, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to the antibiotic methicillin.
According to Dee Gee Fischer, assistant superintendent of Harrison County Schools, the administration received confirmation Monday afternoon.
The high school student was placed on homebound and will return to classes once a release has been provided by the students doctor.
On Tuesday, all Harrison County students will be taking home a packet with information about MRSA.
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