Sample Social Media - #GYT

Twitter

General Messages

  • STD Awareness Month is here! Join the conversation with #STDMonth to get involved and learn how you can take action to help overcome the rise of #STDs in the U.S. #GYT https://go.usa.gov/xE6x6External
  • #DYK: 15-24-year-olds account for ½ of all new #STD infections. This #STDMonth, find out more about STD testing and how it can prevent STDs. #GYT https://go.usa.gov/xE6xuExternal
  • April is #STDMonth and getting tested is an important step in preventing the spread of #STDs. Know the facts about STD testing: https://go.usa.gov/xE6xhExternal #GYT

Individuals

Clinicians

Facebook

General Messages

  • STD Awareness Month is here! Join the conversation and get involved to learn how you can take action to help overcome the rise of STDs in the U.S. https://go.usa.gov/xE62rExternal
  • April is STD Awareness Month, and testing is an important step in preventing the spread of STDs. Know the facts about STD testing: https://go.usa.gov/xE62gExternal

Individuals

 Clinicians

  • Clinicians: This STD Awareness Month, take a few moments to ensure you’re staying current on CDC’s STD testing recommendations: https://go.usa.gov/xE62vExternal
  • Clinicians: Simplify talking to your patients about STD testing by using this info: https://go.usa.gov/xE62fExternal
  • Clinicians: Not sure when adolescents should get tested for STDs? CDC has some guidance that can help. https://go.usa.gov/xE62GExternal
  • Clinicians: Be sure you are testing your patients for STDs as recommended by CDC: https://go.usa.gov/xE627External
  • Clinicians: Protect the health of your pregnant patients by testing for STDs, including syphilis. This fact sheet will help you know who to test and when: https://go.usa.gov/xE62sExternal
  • Clinicians: Adolescents may not be comfortable discussing sexual health. This STD Awareness Month, commit to making your medical office more teen friendly. Here are some tips that can help: http://bit.ly/TeenFriendlyOfficeExternal
  • Clinicians: Taking a complete sexual history is key to choosing the right STD tests for your patients. This STD Awareness Month take some time to review what you should be asking to get the full picture from patients. http://bit.ly/EssentialSexualHealthQuestionsExternal
  • Clinicians: STD Awareness Month is a great time for a refresher on taking patients’ sexual histories. CDC has a pocket guide that can help. https://go.usa.gov/xE62HExternal
  • Clinicians: Need a syphilis refresher? CDC’s pocket guide can help you brush up on the signs, symptoms, and treatment options, and remind you who you should test. https://go.usa.gov/xE626External
  • Clinicians: The @NCSH2012 has a guide that can help you talk to patients about sexual health and implement recommended preventive services. http://bit.ly/NCSHProviderGuideExternal