3 Key Messages

  1. Handwashing is the best way to stop the spread of infections.
  2. Not all bugs are created equal. Both bacteria and viruses cause infections but antibiotics only work against bacteria.
  3. Use antibiotics wisely to stop bacteria from becoming resistant to antibiotics.

Tip of the Week #6

Make sure that plain soap is available in the washroom of your child’s daycare or school, in your workplace and in places where you eat.

Guide to Wise Use of Antibiotics

Prevention and Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections



Doubtful about the influenza vaccine? It works, and it’s safe. Check out this video from the University of Alberta Pharmacy program.