How Do I Know if My Child Needs Antibiotics?

Information provided by the CDC.

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week dedicates time to raise awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use.

Did you know?

Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of these infections.

Here’s how you can get smart about antibiotics!

Our very own Dr. Scranton has partnered with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to provide you with six short videos that tackle your most common questions about antibiotic usage.

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