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MRSA case reported in Ritzville School District

RITZVILLE, Wash. - Tuesday evening the Ritzville School District received a report of a student with a laboratory-confirmed case of MRSA from one student's guardian.

In a letter sent home to parents school officials say last week administrators met with custodians and the school nurse to review procedures and extend precautionary measures to minimize risks associated with MRSA.

The Superintendent says "the district staff continues to carryout preventative measures that can be taken within the facilities to provide a safe and healthy school environment for our students and staff."

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