Social Media Toolkit

On this page you can find sample social media messages and graphics for Twitter and Facebook. You can also join the online conversation by using #STDreport, or  by retweeting @CDCSTD and sharing posts from the CDC STD Facebook page. Don’t miss the NEW Congenital Syphilis graphic and the State of STDs in 2017  Infographic!

Sample Twitter Posts

Sample Facebook Posts

  • NEW! CDC’s 2017 STD Surveillance Report finds newborn syphilis cases more than double in 4 years, reaching 20-year high: https://go.usa.gov/xPrexExternal
  • The number of babies born with syphilis in 2017 = 918. That’s the most cases seen in the US since 1997. Let’s change that! Here’s how: https://go.usa.gov/xPreaExternal
  • Healthcare Providers: You play an important role in reducing the sharp rise in congenital syphilis. Actions you can take: https://go.usa.gov/xPreCExternal
  • Clinicians: Test ALL pregnant women for syphilis at the first prenatal visit, AND test high risk pregnant women – or those in areas of high prevalence – at about 28 weeks and at delivery: https://go.usa.gov/xPrerExternal
  • Clinicians: Patients with syphilis should be treated IMMEDIATELY, especially if they’re pregnant. Test and treat their sex partner to avoid reinfection. CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines can help: https://go.usa.gov/xPrebExternal
  • DYK? ALL pregnant women should be tested for syphilis. Some women may need to be tested more. Talk to your healthcare provider about what’s right for you: https://go.usa.gov/xPreDExternal
  • Pregnant women: If you test positive for syphilis, be sure to get treatment right away. Your doctor can treat you with medicine that is safe for both you and your baby. More: https://go.usa.gov/xPreWExternal
Graphics - Click for full size

Twitter Header

Sharp increases of syphilis among newborns underscore need for improved testing and treatment for pregnant women

 

Facebook Cover

Sharp increases of syphilis among newborns underscore need for improved testing and treatment for pregnant women

 

In-Stream Posts

Sharp increases of syphilis among newborns underscore need for improved testing and treatment for pregnant women

 

Congenital Syphilis Graphic (multiple versions including hi-res)

Sharp increases in syphilis among newborns in the U.S. continue

 

Graphics from the State of STDs in 2017 (customizable infographic)

The State of STDs in the United States

 

Left untreated, STDs can cause other problems. Learn more at: www.cdc.gov/std/

 

Talk. Test. Treat. Learn more at: www.cdc.gov/std/