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Social Media

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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. Learn more about CDC's Social Media activities.

Social Media Options

Social Media Options

Buttons and BadgesButtons and Badges
CDC uses buttons and badges, or graphic elements with links to Web sites to share health messages.

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

Send an eCard, to encourage healthy living, promote safe activities, or celebrate a health-and-safety-related event.

Connect with CDC on one of our Facebook profiles. These profiles feature daily health and safety information from CDC.

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

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

Follow one of CDC's status updates on Twitter.

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

  • Page last reviewed: February 9, 2012
  • Page last updated: August 11, 2015
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