Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: Communication Tools for Health Departments

antibiotic-resistant-gonorrhea_1200x740.jpgThese communication tools from ASTHO include key facts, a customizable slide deck, talking points, and a factsheet to help health departments raise awareness around antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea.

Key Facts For Public Health Leadership

This backgrounder includes key information about antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, why it’s an urgent public health threat, and how public health leaders can take action to prevent the spread of resistant strains in the United States.

Customizable Slide Deck Template

This template presentation can be used to help public health leaders discuss antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea with a variety of audiences. Update this presentation with your organization’s logo, information about your jurisdiction’s prevention efforts, and repurpose slides to incorporate messaging about antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea in presentations about broader public health topics.

Talking Points for Public Health Leadership

The key messages and talking points included in this guide provide health officials with clear and consistent messages about antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea. Use these talking points when communicating with public health partners, healthcare professionals, consumers, the media, and other audiences.

ASTHO and NCSD Factsheet

This factsheet, developed jointly by ASTHO and NCSD, describes the challenge of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, and what policymakers and people able to influence policy can do to address it.