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Indiana State Department of Health


Antibiotics Use and Antibiotic Resistance


Antibiotics do not work for viruses such as colds, influenza, most sore throats and bronchitis. Taking antibiotics when they are not needed increases the risk of future resistance when they are prescribed.

Colts Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and ISDH Health Commissioner Dr. Adams Discuss Antibiotics

Antibiotic Use and Antibiotic Resistance Quick Fact

El uso de antibióticos y resistencia antibiótica

CDC - Get Smart About Antibiotics Materials

Indiana Antibiotic Resistance Advisory Committee

Date: March 3, 2016 (New!) 

Appropriate Antibiotic Use Commitment Poster

See the following links to create either an 8.5 x 11 size or a standard 11 x 17 size poster. Download instructions here.

Poster Campaign Brochure (New!)

Antibiotic Commitment Poster - 8.5 x 11

Antibiotic Commitment Poster - 11 x 17

Antimicrobial Stewardships



Page last updated: March 11, 2016

Page last reviewed: June 16, 2015