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MRSA Toolkit for Childcare Programs


Description

This toolkit has been designed to help prevent and stop or reduce the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin infections at childcare centers.

This toolkit includes the following materials:

  • For childcare workers
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Assessment of policies and procedures
    • PowerPoint presentation
    • Cleaning and sanitizing list
    • MRSA poster
    • The rule of ones poster
    • How to wash hands poster
    • Evaluation of the toolkit
  • For children
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Don't give germs a chance brochure
    • Suds up and away poster
    • Super scrub activity book
  • For parents
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Antibiotics and infections brochure
    • MRSA fact sheet
    • Letter about MRSA
    • Living with MRSA booklet (English)
    • Living with MRSA booklet (Spanish)

Developer

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Funding Sources

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department


QualityTool Topic

asp:qt-topic-replace-me


History

  • Release Date: 03/2007
  • Review Date: 01/2008
  • Recent Summary: 04/2008
  • Original Summary: 10/2007
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Last updated: October 17, 2012.