Be Antibiotics Aware

Reporter: Therese O'Shea Producer: Rachel Rothe

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Antibiotics are powerful medicines that fight bacterial infections. Used properly, antibiotics can save lives. But using antibiotics when you don’t need them, or not using them properly, can cause antibiotic resistance.

Lee Health Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Stephanie Stovall explained when antibiotics are the correct choice for you and your loved ones.

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