Human scabies is caused by a mite that lives under the skin and causes an itchy rash. It is found all around the world and can affect people of all ages, races, and social classes.
- Scabies Basics
General information about scabies, including symptoms, complications, treatment, and prevention.
- Scabies: Institutional Settings
CDC resources for health care professionals, including suggested guidelines for institutional settings.
- Scabies: Overview
Scabies overview, symptoms, treatment, frequently asked questions, and short videos provided by the American Academy of Dermatology.
- Infectious diseases in childcare settings and schools manual
Hennepin County provides scabies fact sheets for parents and technical guidance for childcare settings and schools to provide prevention and control guidelines.
- Scabies Toolkit: Healthcare Settings
The County of Los Angeles scabies toolkit contains comprehensive prevention and control guidelines as well as other materials available for download.
Scabies is not a reportable condition in Minnesota. However, experts are available to answer questions about the disease as well as preventing and controlling infestations. Call 651-201-5414 for guidance.