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CDC Social Media Tools

Sample Widgets, Buttons and Badges

Why Social Media?

CDC uses social media to provide users with access to credible, science-based health information when, where, and how you want it. A variety of social media tools are used to reinforce and personalize messages, reach new audiences, and build a communication infrastructure based on open information exchange.

View CDC’s Social Media Public Comment Policy


Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues.

CDC Facebook | All CDC Facebook Accounts


LinkedIn is a professional network to connect with public health professionals and partners.

CDC LinkedIn | All CDC LinkedIn Profiles


Twitter is an online micro-blogging and social networking Web site that is used to provide information, commentary and descriptions of events and highlight certain content.

CDC Twitter | All CDC Twitter Accounts


Instagram is a fun and quirky way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures.

CDC Instagram | All CDC Instagram Accounts

Digital Media Options

Read a CDC blog on a topic ranging from occupational health to HIV prevention and control.

Stay informed on the go with health and safety information designed for your mobile device.

Public Health Media Library
Partners can use CDC’s content syndication technology to display fresh web content on the partner’s web pages.

Online Video
Watch one of CDC’s online videos to engage with CDC content in a fun, visual and interactive way.

Email Updates
Get email updates when CDC refreshes the content on web pages.

CDC produces podcasts to provide health information in a portable format.

Image Sharing
Share public health images provided on one of CDC’s photo sharing spaces.

Add a CDC widget to your Web page or blog to stay informed with up-to-date, credible health and safety content.

Stay updated by subscribing to one of many RSS feeds.

  • Page last reviewed: December 14, 2016
  • Page last updated: December 14, 2016
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