CDC, International Health Agencies Note Antibiotic Awareness Week
November 20, 2015 | Aging Services Risk Management
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is asking healthcare organizations and providers to commit to antibiotic stewardship during Get Smart about Antibiotics Week, November 16-22, 2015. Organizations that have made a formal commitment are listed on CDC's website. CDC is promoting the social media hashtag #GetSmartWeek to discuss their activities on networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and hosted a Twitter chat with its accounts @CDCgov and @DrFriedenCDC and the hashtag #AntibioticResistance on November 18, 2015.