MRSA outbreak strikes third victim at safety center
By Uriah A. Kiser
Published: August 20, 2010

NOKESVILLE, VA. - A third victim had been hospitalized after contracting MRSA at the Prince William County Public Safety Training Center.

The center in Nokesville was closed about 5 p.m. Thursday, after two county fire and rescue employees were diagnosed with the staph bacteria, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, known to be resistant to some antibiotics.

The center is scheduled to reopen Monday. It is used to train police, fire, rescue and other public safety personnel from Prince William County and the Greater Washington area...