By Mike Dunn 

MRSA scare temporarily shuts down hot pools

 

Mike Dunn

Mitch Zeiger with the town of Saratoga, sprays down the hot pool Friday morning in order to sanitize the pools. After closing off the pool Thursday afternoon, crews were able to reopen the pools by Friday afternoon.

Possible contamination caused the town of Saratoga to close the Hot Pool last Thursday.

Town officials say the hot pool was closed after an individual, who had been admitted to the hospital for the Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcis aureus (MRSA) infection, had reportedly visited the hot pool.

The individual had reportedly been to the hot pool on more than one occasion, but town officials could not confirm when the visits to the hot pool were made.

"Crews are working hard at the Hot Pool facility to get it cleaned and disinfected," Facebook post by the Town of Saratoga in the morning of...



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