Posts Tagged 'scabies'

What’s Going Around has us Feeling the Itch

Itching? Scratching? Especially at night?

Centra Care data shows that cases of Scabies, an easily-spread skin disease caused by a mite, have increased in the past week across Centra Care centers.

The locations that reported the largest increases include –

●​ Dr. Phillips & Waterford Lakes: up 300%
● Winter Garden Village & Winter Park: up 200% ...

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Scabies on the rise in Central Florida

Local6 logoThere’s been a major increase in reports of scabies in Central Florida, according to health officials at Centra Care.

Scabies patient numbers have doubled from last week at several locations and jumped by 200 percent or more at the Waterford Lakes and Mount Dora Centra Care urgent care centers, according to a Centra Care news release.

Scabies, a very easily spread skin disease, is usually spread by direct, prolonged, skin-to-skin contact with ...

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Itching? Scratching? Especially at night?

Itching? Scratching? Especially at night? Centra Care locations are reporting major increases in cases of Scabies in both adults and kids. Scabies patient numbers have doubled from last week at several locations, and jumped by 200 percent or more at the Waterford Lakes and Mt. Dora Centra Care urgent care centers.

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Caused by a living mite, Scabies is a very easily spread skin disease. The microscopic Scabies mite burrows into the upper layer of ...

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Beware! What’s Going Around is itchy, itchy, itchy.

What’s Going Around this week – IS ALIVE! Centra Care locations all around Central Florida are seeing lots of patients with Scabies. In fact, the number of cases this month is up 75% from this time last year.

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Scabies is an easily spread skin disease caused by a mite. Affecting both children and adults, the microscopic scabies mite burrows into the upper layer of the skin where it lives and lays eggs. Scabies is usually spread by direct, prolonged, skin-to-skin ...

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