Children's Place Store Closes Again After Another Scabies Outbreak

Scabies! The Children’s Place store at Brookfield Square Mall, in Brookfield, WI has closed again after employees again became infected with the scabies.

The store closed voluntarily, and it’s unlikely that children could contract scabies from shopping at a store. From TMJ4:

Waukesha County public health officials say The Children’s Place went above and beyond what’s necessary by shutting their doors. A doctor there says it’s very unlikely a child could catch scabies just from shopping at a clothing store. Scabies is usually spread through prolonged skin to skin contact.

Still, regular shoppers were worried.

One woman told TODAY’S TMJ4’s Lauren Leamanczyk she’s not sure the problem is solved.

“If it closed once and they re-opened after the first time, how can we know they got the disease out the second time,” Jane Krawes asked.

Scabies Closes Children’s Place Store Again [TMJ4]