What is MRSA?

Staphylococcus aureus is a germ that lives on the skin and mucous membranes of healthy people. Occasionally S.aureus can cause an infection. When S. aureus develops resistance to certain antibiotics, it is called methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.

 

To access Hospital Acquired MRSA Bacteremia Cases and Rates per 1000 Patient Days by hospital site, follow the link below and the enter the hospital name:

 

 https://www.hqontario.ca/System-Performance/Hospital-Patient-Safety

 

 

 

 

MRSA Fact Sheet

Kirkland and District Hospital
145 Government Road East
Kirkland Lake, ON
P2N 3P4

Phone:  (705) 567-5251 
Fax: (705)-568-2102
Email:  administration@kdhospital.com

Englehart and District Hospital
61-5th Street
Englehart, ON
P0J 1H0

Phone: (705)-544-2301
Fax: 705)-544-5222
E-mail: General Inquires 
E-mail: Compliments and Concerns