CDC Social Media Tools
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.
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.
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.
Watch one of CDC’s online videos to engage with CDC content in a fun, visual and interactive way.
Get email updates when CDC refreshes the content on CDC.gov web pages.
CDC produces podcasts to provide health information in a portable format.
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
- Content source:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Page maintained by: Office of the Associate Director for Communication, Division of News and Electronic Media