Local Middle School Students Dealing with Scabies

A local school is dealing with a scabies outbreak.

Cudahy Middle School sent home a letter to parents saying several children have been diagnosed with the skin irritation.

Those students have been asked to stay home until a day after receiving treatment.

Scabies is a burrowing mite that causes skin rashes, irritation and itching.

It's contagious and spreads by person-to-person contact.

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