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Activities and Events

You can participate in U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week events, or host your own. There are many ways to get involved! Consider one or more of the activities below!

Activity Ideas

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week offers partners many collaborative opportunities to promote appropriate antibiotic use and prescribing. Below are examples of just a few of our partners’ activities:

  • Highlight U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week on your website
  • Use U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week as a kickoff to begin a stewardship program
  • Collaborate with CDC and local-level programs on projects
  • Exchange in-kind services with CDC and local-level programs
  • Provide assistance to local-level programs in producing educational materials or sponsoring events
  • Issue a press release
  • Distribute educational materials to the general public
  • Distribute tools and guidelines to healthcare professionals and facilities
  • Host local-level events
  • Deliver presentations to interested parties
  • Post social media messages and participate in the annual Twitter chat
  • Share information with your organization’s membership through e-mail or newsletters
  • Include print materials or information in Explanation of Benefits statements
  • Promote placement of matte articles in local media
  • Place ads in local or national media (free standing inserts, print ads, television or radio ads, etc.)
  • Include content in employee education materials
  • Distribute materials at medical conferences and exhibits
  • Develop a local government proclamation

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