CDC and Healtheo360 Take on Facebook for #FightFluForum
On February 23-25, 2016, CDC and Healtheo360 worked together to host a forum on Healtheo360’s Facebook page. The three-day #FightFluForum focused on providing people with chronic health conditions with information and steps for protecting themselves against the flu. A CDC subject matter expert supported Healtheo360 by providing answers to questions they received throughout the forum.
Overall, the #FightFluForum received 71 participants, which resulted in 12 comments and one question from American Diabetes Association about how flu impacts people living with diabetes. Other highlights from the #FightFluForum included:
- The #FightFluForum garnered 62,656 total impressions.
- The forum received 338 engagements across all posts, including 251 likes, 13 comments and 74 shares.
- Over six partners helped to promote the forum, including the NFL Retired Players Association, Family Circle, Kristina Duda – About.com Cold & Flu, Shot of prevention/Every Child By Two, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Congenital Muscle Disease International Registry, and American Diabetes Association.
Check out the other ways Healtheo360external icon partnered with CDC throughout the 2015 -2016 flu season to raise awareness about the importance of flu vaccination for people living with chronic conditions:
- Healtheo360 Blog Post by CDC’s Dr. Joseph Breesee – Why the Flu Shot is Important to People Living with Chronic Health Conditionsexternal icon
- h360 LIVE livestream interview with CDC’s Dr. Fiona Havers – Dr.Havers from the CDC Discusses the Flu Vaccineexternal icon
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