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The "An Ounce of Prevention" Campaign

About the Ounce of Prevention Campaign

Ounce of Prevention poster

Ounce of Prevention poster.

Arming health educators and consumers with information as well as practical and useful tips on preventing infectious diseases, the Ounce of Prevention campaign was created by the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in partnership with Reckitt Benckiser, Inc., the makers of LYSOL® Brand Products.

The campaign's goal is to provide resources about handwashing, cleaning and disinfection, and other easy-to-follow steps in an effort to develop and maintain successful hand hygiene and cleaning practices, and is aimed at educating a broad consumer and professional audience.

Download Our Poster and Brochure!

Download the latest versions of the Ounce of Prevention poster and brochure in PDF format.

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Founding Partner

Reckitt Benckiser's role as a provider of an unrestricted educational grant toward the development of materials and programs for the Ounce of Prevention campaign does not equate to any company or product endorsements by CDC.

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Page last modified: April 24, 2008
Content Source: National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (ZVED)