Mrsa | Hospital Agrees MRSA Not Transmitted Through Pool Water


According to hospital spokesperson Ryan Rapier, the doctor who alluded to the source of the infection is not directly connected with the hospital. The hospital has released a response that follows:

“The Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center stands with the Center for Disease Control in stating that the skin infection commonly known as MRSA cannot survive any significant amount of time in a properly maintained recreational water facility. To this date, there are no verified reports of MRSA spreading through contact with recreational water.


“However, MRSA is highly contagious and can be spread easily if anyone comes into direct contact with an infected person. The best protection against MRSA is to wash your hands regularly and take advantage of anti-bacterial hand rubs frequently throughout the day. Also, clean and cover with a bandage all open wounds such as cuts or scrapes.”

MGRMC encourages everyone to follow these steps suggested by the CDC to protect themselves against MRSA at


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