Antibiotics are not always the answer/Los antibióticos no siempre son la respuesta English on one side and Spanish on the other. Educates about antibiotic resistance, encourages medication compliance, and discourages saving and sharing of antibiotics. Size 11" x 17".
Pads and Flyer
Advice Letter for Child Care Providers
Pre-formatted letters to child care providers explain that your pediatric patient's viral URI does not require antibiotics. Size 5" x 8".
Viral Self-Care "Prescription" Pad
Pre-formatted sheets serve as a "prescription" for home treatments to relieve the symptoms of a viral URI. Size 5" x 8".
Pharmacy flyer: Got a cold or flu? Pharmacists can promote safe antibiotic use with a prescription bag flyer. Encourages the appropriate use of antibiotics and clarifies the difference between common viral and bacterial upper respiratory illnesses. English on one side and Spanish on the other. Seventh grade reading level. Size 3.5" x 8.5".
Children's Antibiotic Resistance Activity Kit (K to 3rd Grade).
An 8-page booklet of coloring sheets and games that teaches children and their parents about antibiotic resistance. Suitable for grades K-3. Size 8.5" x 11".
English - Germs: Viruses & Bacteria Activity Kit (4th to 6th Grade).
An 18-page booklet of coloring sheets and games that teaches children and their parents about antibiotic resistance. Suitable for grades 4-6. Size 5.5" x 8.5".
Antibiotic Resistance Presentation: "Down With Superbugs," geared towards lay audiences.
Requesting Printed Materials
Oregon AWARE invites advocates of the judicious use of antibiotics to become a point-of-distribution. Bulk printed materials are available free of charge for distribution, place your request emailing Oregon.AWARE@state.or.us.
For more resources, go to the CDC's U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week website.