Lysol® recognizes the importance of educating students about healthy habits, both in the classroom and at home so they can stay healthy and won't miss school because of sick days. That's why we've partnered with the National Education Association (NEA) and National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) to develop materials that help educate students on healthy habits like proper hand washing tips, how to prevent germs from spreading and much, much more!
You have probably heard about MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). This is a type of staph bacteria that does not react to certain antibiotics. Staph will typically cause skin infections, but MRSA can also cause other infections - including pneumonia.
Staph and MRSA can be spread by skin-to-skin contact, sharing or touching a personal item with someone with infected skin, or touching a surface or item that has been in contact with someone with MRSA.
For students spending times in locker rooms, dormitories or other close conditions, it's especially important to practice these basic yet important hygiene measures:
Learn more about Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA in Germs 101.