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These print materials focus on how antibiotics do not work for viral illnesses like a cold and the flu.

These print materials focus on the issue of antibiotic resistance and emphasize the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use.  We encourage you to share these materials widely with your partners and colleagues.


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Cold or Flu. Antibiotics Don’t Work for You.

This tri-fold brochure briefly explains the difference between bacteria and viruses and how bacteria become resistant. It also answers some common questions about when it is and is not appropriate to use an antibiotic.

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Warning: Antibiotics don't work for viruses like colds and the flu.

Warning: Antibiotics Don’t Work for Viruses Like Colds and the Flu.

This full color 17"x22" poster is planned for use in doctor's offices, clinics, other healthcare facilities, and media outlets. It is intended to raise awareness about appropriate antibiotic use for upper respiratory infections in adults. It explains that antibiotics are not the best answer for a cold or flu.

Fact Sheets

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week: What You Need to Know

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week: What You Need to Know

This 2-page, full color 8.5"x11" fact sheet provides a snapshot of the Get Smart About Antibiotics Week observance and highlights activities that partners can participate in to promote the week.

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