Back to Who's Playing Defense: Protect Against Skin Infections Poster (Pkg of 5)
- There are 94,360 MRSA infections annually, resulting in 18,650 deaths each year.
- MRSA is related to 86% of healthcare-associated infections.
Prevent MRSA in your facility today by placing these posters throughout your gyms, locker rooms, sports facilities, and schools.
Athletes at all levels of sports are facing a deadly opponent. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a type of bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. These once rare bacteria have found a way into locker, weight, and training rooms across the country and are threatening athletes. While these infections are treatable, extreme cases can require multiple surgeries. Prevent MRSA in your facility today by using simple, inexpensive measures.
The Who’s Playing Defense: Protect Against Skin Infections (5 Pack), developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, provides an easy, affordable, and visible way to re-train players, gym members, and others on preventing the spread of infection. This 11" x 17" poster features football players and conveys key reminder messages to practice good hygiene:
- Wash hands;
- Clean and cover cuts and scrapes;
- Shower and use clean towels;
- Report possible skin infections to a coach or athletic director.