Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer
Antibiotics are a powerful tool. Used properly, they can cure life-threatening infections. But overuse of antibiotics has caused some bacteria to develop resistance. As much as 50 percent of antibiotics prescribed are unnecessary or ineffective as prescribed.
Appropriate Antibiotic Use
- Virus or bacteria, what’s got you sick? CDC graphic (for patients)
- Antibiotic Awareness Videos
- WA State Department of Health