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These print materials focus on when it is and is not appropriate to prescribe antibiotics and explain why antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. In addition, the Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work program logo is not used on these materials due to the symbolic meaning of owls in many American Indian/Alaska Native cultures.
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.
Be Smart. Antibiotics Will Not Help a Cold or Flu.
This tri-fold brochure briefly explains the difference between bacteria and viruses and how bacteria become resistant. It also answers common questions about when it is and is not appropriate to use an antibiotic as well as suggestions for symptomatic relief.
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- Page last reviewed: January 5, 2017
- Page last updated: April 11, 2017
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