Scabies Mite

WHAT IS SCABIES?
  • Contagious skin infection caused by a parasitic mite.
  • Spread by prolonged person-to-person skin contact, including sexual contact.
  • Treatable with mite-killing skin creams or lotions
  • Prevention involves:
    • Treating the affected person and their contacts.
    • Avoiding contact with people with scabies.
 

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Contact St. Clair County Health Department
(810) 987-5300
for questions regarding treatment options, outbreak control guidance,
consultation or staff presentations.