The print materials provide education on when antibiotics are needed and when they are not, emphasize the importance of appropriate antibiotic use, and explain why antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. We encourage you to share these materials with your partners and colleagues.

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Do You Need Antibiotics From Your Dentist?

A two-page trifold brochure with detailed information for patients about when antibiotics are needed, the right way to take antibiotics, side effects of antibiotics such as C. difficile infection, and antibiotic resistance.
Do You Need Antibiotics From Your Dentist? Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 pages]

Chart

Chart Viruses or bacteria

Chart: Viruses or Bacteria — What’s Got You Sick?

Learn when antibiotics are and aren’t needed.

Print only version in color Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1 page]

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Fact Sheets

Antibiotics aren't always the answer

Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer 
Fact sheet with information about the benefits, risks of side effects, and antibiotic resistance when taking antibiotics and when they are and aren’t needed. In a print-only format.

Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer Cdc-pdf[PDF – 840 KB]
Chinese (Traditional) Cdc-pdf[PDF – 765 KB]
Chinese (Simplified) Cdc-pdf[PDF – 748 KB]
French Cdc-pdf[PDF – 828 KB]
Korean Cdc-pdf[PDF – 915 KB]
Portuguese Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1 MB]
Spanish Cdc-pdf[PDF – 861 KB]
Vietnamese Cdc-pdf[PDF – 697 KB]

You’ve Been Prescribed an Antibiotic in the Hospital for an Infection fact sheet

You’ve Been Prescribed an Antibiotic in the Hospital for an Infection
Important information to know about your antibiotic treatment while in the hospital. In print-only format.

Inpatient Fact Sheet Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1 MB]
Spanish Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1 MB]

Bronchitis fact sheet

Preventing and Treating Bronchitis

This 2-page, color 8.5″x11″ fact sheet explains acute bronchitis and how it can be prevented and treated.

Print only version in color Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 pages]

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Preventing and Treating Ear Infections

Preventing and Treating Ear Infections

This 2-page, color 8.5″x11″ fact sheet explains the different types of ear infections, and how they can be prevented and treated.

Print only version in color Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 pages]

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Infographics