MRSA Toolkit for Childcare Programs


MRSA Toolkit for Childcare Programs


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)


Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Funding Sources:

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department


Release Date: 2007
Review Date: 2008
Recent Summary: April 2008
Original Summary: October 2007
Last Updated: 10/17/12

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