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Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education

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E-mail: oregon.aware@state.or.us
Phone: 971-673-1111
Fax: 971-673-1100

Address
AWARE - Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 772
Portland, OR 97232

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mon-Fri

About

The Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE) is a statewide coalition that promotes the appropriate use of antibiotics.

We educate the public and support health care providers in making judicious prescribing decisions. The partnership includes physicians, health care providers, public health agencies, higher education representatives and consumer/community-based organizations.


Mission

Oregon AWARE encourages the appropriate use of antibiotics and aims to reduce the problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Oregon.


Goals

  1. To raise public awareness about the importance of using antibiotics wisely.
  2. To encourage Oregon’s physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners to appropriately prescribe antibiotics.
  3. To enlist the aid of community-based organizations to reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics and promote self-care for viral illnesses.

Download our mission, goals and key messages (pdf).


AWARE is part of Acute & Communicable Disease Prevention in the Center for Public Health Practice. Search the Public Health Program Directory to see all programs in the Oregon Public Health Division.

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