RMH Encourages You to "Get Smart About Antibiotics" This Week

11/16/2016

November 14-20th is National Get Smart About Antibiotics Week. Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health today. It is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. It is compromising our ability to treat infectious diseases and putting people everywhere at risk. Working together, we can ensure antibiotics are used only when necessary and as prescribed. Please take a few minutes to check out the CDC’s “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week” website. The website provides additional information on antibiotic resistance how to identify the situations when antibiotics will and will not be effective.

 http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/week/overview.html

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