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 programs. It contains educational materials for childcare workers, parents and children who attend childcare.

Review and use the materials (listed below) as you find a need for them. We hope they will help you in your childcare program.
  1. Table of Contents
  2. How to use MRSA Toolkit (read first)

For Childcare Workers

How to use Toolkit for Staff
  1. Assessment, Policies, Procedures updated March 2012
  2. Cleaning and Sanitizing List updated March 2012
  3. MRSA Poster (11x17) updated March 2012
  4. The Rule of Ones (poster) updated March 2012
  5. How to Wash Hands (poster)
  6. Evaluation of Toolkit updated March 2012

For Children:

How to use Toolkit for Children
  1. Don't Give Germs a Chance (brochure)
  2. Suds Up and Away (poster)
  3. Super Scrub Activity Book

For Parents

How to use Toolkit for Parents
  1. Antibiotics and Infections (brochure) updated March 2012
  2. MRSA Fact Sheet (8 1/2 x 11) updated March 2012
  3. Letter about MRSA updated March 2012
  4. Living with MRSA (booklet) English
  5. Living with MRSA (booklet) Spanish