Another MRSA case at Keystone

FARWELL- The Keystone Central School District issued the following public statement this morning, Wed., Nov. 14:

An Important Message from Keystone Superintendent, Dr. Alan Lonoconus:

Today we were made aware that a student at Renovo Elementary School has tested positive for MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).

We are taking all necessary precautions and following school policy which includes: notifying the district, cleaning and sanitizing all common areas, restrooms, and locker rooms, and offering information to the public.

We would like to remind all students and their families to practice cleanliness and good hygiene. Always take gym clothes and practice clothes home to be washed. If able, shower after in school and after school activities.

Please see the attached MRSA Fact Sheet.

If you have concerns or questions, contact:

– Ms. Joy Grenell, RN, Bucktail High School – 570.923.1166 –

– Ms. Pam Porter, RN, Renovo Elementary – 570.923.2100 –

The safety of our students and staff are our top priority.

Thank you for your understanding,