WESTBURY - Officials say an athlete at LIU Post is being treated for MRSA.

Campus officials are keeping a close eye on other students who have gotten sick.

According to Newsday, the athlete was diagnosed and treated for the staph bacteria last week. School officials have since reached out to county health officials.

The sickened student is now out of the hospital.

Officials with LIU say all recreational and athletic facilities have since been disinfected and sanitized. 

Authorities say a commuter student at Farmingdale State College has also been diagnosed with MRSA.