CDC, International Health Agencies Note Antibiotic Awareness Week
November 20, 2015 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
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.