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When developing your overall communication plan, or working on a new campaign, it’s important to use the right channels based on your market research, and to keep refining your target audience. Choosing and using the right channel for your content is critical to your campaign’s success. These are the channels CDC currently uses. Explore the various channels available to you and use them to design the best outreach strategy for your campaign.


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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


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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


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

CDC LinkedIn | All CDC LinkedIn Profiles


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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

chat iconIcon Module: chat_01Icon Module: chat_01Blogs
Read a CDC blog on a topic ranging from occupational health to HIV prevention and control.

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

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

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

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

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

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Stay updated by subscribing to one of many RSS feeds.

Page last reviewed: December 18, 2019