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

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


 


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


 

Detailed information regarding scabies identification, treatment, prevention and investigation can be found at the following links:


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