State Efforts

Regardless of whether or not states receive CDC funding, many have community-based appropriate antibiotic use activities and campaigns that are organized and supported by a wide range of partners.

To access information on appropriate antibiotic use for a specific state, click on the links below.

Antibiotic Use table – states efforts, descriptions
State Description
Arkansas Quality improvement tools for outpatients
California Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance EducationExternal
The California Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Initiative
ColoradoExternal Get Smart Colorado: Use Antibiotics Wisely
FloridaExternal Florida Department of Health: Antimicrobial Resistance
HawaiiExternal The State of Hawaii Antimicrobial Resistance Project (SHARP)
IndianaExternal Indiana Coalition for Antibiotic Resistance Education Strategies
Iowa Iowa Gets Smart-Know When Antibiotics Work
Los Angeles CountyExternal Preventing and Controlling Antibiotic Resistance
Louisiana Cdc-pdf[28 pages]External Louisiana’s Antibiotic Resistance Program Report
MarylandExternal Maryland Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education
MassachusettsExternal Antibiotic Resistance Information for Healthcare Providers
MichiganExternal Michigan Antibiotic Resistance Reduction Coalition
MinnesotaExternal Minnesota Judicious Antibiotic Use Program
MississippiExternal Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer
MissouriExternal Antibiotic Resistance Can Harm (ARCH)
Kansas City Antibiotic Resistance Task Force (KART)
MontanaExternal State antibiograms and susceptibility testing reports
Nebraska Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (ARS) in Nebraska
Nevada Nevadans for Antibiotic Awareness
New Hampshire Cdc-pdf[32 pages]External New Hampshire: Recommendations for the Prevention and Control of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms for Healthcare Agencies and Community Settings
New JerseyExternal New Jersey Hospital Association Institute for Quality & Patient Safety: Antimicrobial Stewardship External
New Mexico Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer
New YorkExternal NY Be Antibiotics Aware Team
North Carolina Carolinas Antimicrobial Stewardship EffortExternal
Antibiotic Resistance & Appropriate Antibiotic UseExternal
North DakotaExternal North Dakota Department of Health: Healthcare Associated Infections
Ohio Ohio Coalition for Antibiotic Resistance Education
OklahomaExternal Oklahoma Quality Improvement Organization: Antimicrobial Stewardship
Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education
Pennsylvania Antibiotic Resistance Awareness InitiativeExternal
Childcare and Antibiotics: Know When to Say NoExternal
South Carolina Carolinas Antimicrobial Stewardship EffortExternal
South Carolina Antibiotic Resistance Strategic Plan
Tennessee Tennessee’s Appropriate Antibiotic Use Campaign
TexasExternal Infectious Disease Control: Antibiotic Resistance
UtahExternal Utah Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education
VermontExternal Get Smart Vermont: Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer
Virginia Get Smart Virginia
Virginia Department of Health Drug Resistance and Antibiotic Stewardship
WashingtonExternal The Washington State Department of Health: Antibiotic Resistance
WisconsinExternal Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Antibiotic Resistance

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