NC DHHS encouraging public and healthcare providers to use antibiotics carefully

November 30, 2015 10:47 AM

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NC DHHS encouraging public and healthcare providers to use antibiotics carefully

Division of Public Health (DPH) of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) has been motivating people and healthcare providers to use antibiotics with extra care and in proper quantity to cut the growth of antibiotic resistance, mainly during flu season.

When antibiotics are consumed unnecessarily and inappropriately, they tend to boost the drug-resistant bacteria that can result in serious illness or death.

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