Sample Social Media for Communicating with Healthcare Professionals

Use or tailor sample social media for your social media platforms to communicate the benefits of immunization during National Immunization Awareness Month. These messages can be paired with graphics from the graphics page.

Messages about CDC’s #HowIRecommend videos can also be paired with links to the #HowIRecommend website or #HowIRecommend videos embedded directly in the social media feed.

Icons: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

General

  • The #HowIRecommend video series, recorded by CDC, features short, informative videos from clinicians like you. These videos explain the importance of vaccination, how to effectively recommend vaccines, address questions from parents about vaccine safety and effectiveness, and how to foster support for vaccination in your practice. https://go.usa.gov/xyeAyexternal icon

Maternal Vaccination

  • When it comes to vaccines, families trust your expertise more than anyone else. CDC’s #HowIRecommend video series highlights clinicians like you, who explain how they effectively recommend the Tdap and flu vaccines for their pregnant patients. https://go.usa.gov/xye6vexternal icon

Childhood/Adolescent Vaccination

  • When it comes to vaccines, parents trust your expertise. CDC’s #HowIRecommend video series highlights professionals like you, who explain how they are effectively addressing parents’ questions about vaccines in their practices. https://go.usa.gov/xyeAyexternal icon
  • It’s back-to-school season, which means you have an opportunity to ensure your adolescent patients are up to date on vaccines before the new school year. See how practicing healthcare professionals like you make effective recommendations for the HPV vaccine by recommending the vaccine the same way and same day as other vaccines. https://go.usa.gov/xye65external icon
  • Are you looking for tips on how to address parents’ questions about the safety of vaccines for their child? Watch CDC’s #HowIRecommend video series to see how other healthcare professionals effectively address questions about vaccine safety in their practice. https://go.usa.gov/xyeAyexternal icon

 Adult Vaccination

  • When it comes to vaccines, patients trust your expertise. The #HowIRecommend video series highlights clinicians like you, who explain how they are effectively addressing their adult patients’ questions about vaccines. https://go.usa.gov/xye6nexternal icon
  • Did you know your adult patients with diabetes have higher rates of hepatitis B compared to the rest of the population? Help your patients stay healthy by taking the opportunity to make sure your patients are vaccinated. https://go.usa.gov/xye6nexternal icon
  • Using the SHARE approach can be an effective way to address patients’ questions or concerns regarding vaccination. Watch how healthcare professionals like you use this in practice in CDC’s #HowIRecommend videos. https://go.usa.gov/xye6nexternal icon

General

  • The #HowIRecommend video series includes 1 to 2 minute clips on how clinicians like you address questions from parents about vaccine safety and effectiveness. @CDCgov https://go.usa.gov/xyeAyexternal icon #ivax2protect
  • You have the power to protect your patients against vaccine-preventable diseases. Get tips from your peers on how to make effective vaccine recommendations. See @CDCgov #HowIRecommend videos. https://go.usa.gov/xyeAyexternal icon #ivax2protect
  • Vaccine-preventable diseases are still a threat to our patients. Vaccination is the best protection. #ivax2protect
  • #ivax2protect myself, my family, my patients, and my colleagues from serious diseases.
  • Vaccines are safe, effective and the best protection many diseases. Spread the word with communications tools and resources: https://go.usa.gov/xye6P.external icon #ivax2protect
  • It’s National Immunization Awareness Month! Use #ivax2protect to share why you vaccinate your patients.

 Maternal Vaccination

  • The #HowIRecommend video series highlights healthcare professionals like you, who explain how they are effectively addressing their pregnant patients’ questions about vaccines. View videos from @CDCgov: https://go.usa.gov/xye6vexternal icon #ivax2protect
  • Pregnant women look to you to keep them safe and to keep their baby safe. Strongly recommend the Tdap vaccine to protect against pertussis. Get tips from peers in @CDCgov #HowIRecommend videos: https://go.usa.gov/xye6vexternal icon #ivax2protect
  • CDC has a toolkit for prenatal providers to highlight the importance of vaccination for your practice. View resources and information about which vaccines your patients need and when: https://go.usa.gov/xyPfCexternal icon #ivax2protect

Childhood/Adolescent Vaccination

  • @CDCgov #HowIRecommend video series highlights healthcare professionals like you, who explain how they are effectively addressing vaccination questions with parents. https://go.usa.gov/xyeAyexternal icon #ivax2protect
  • The new school year is almost here! Use back-to-school appointments to recommend the HPV vaccine for all your 11-12 year old patients. Get tips from peers in @CDCgov #HowIRecommend videos: https://go.usa.gov/xye65external icon #ivax2protect
  • Looking for resources to help answer parents’ #measles questions? See @CDCgov’s new Measles Toolkit for Healthcare Providers: https://go.usa.gov/xyPfaexternal icon

Adult Vaccination

  • Healthcare professionals, when it comes to vaccines, patients trust your expertise. Watch @CDCgov’s #HowIRecommend video series to see how other healthcare professionals recommend vaccines for their adult patients. https://go.usa.gov/xye6nexternal icon
  • Looking for resources to help answer measles questions? See @CDCgov’s new Measles Toolkit for Healthcare Providers: https://go.usa.gov/xyPfaexternal icon
  • Patients with diabetes should be up to date on their vaccinations, as they are at increased risk for complications from certain vaccine-preventable diseases. Get tips from peers in @CDCgov #HowIRecommend videos specific to talking to patients with diabetes. https://go.usa.gov/xye6nexternal icon
  • Your patient declined an opportunity to get vaccinated? You can revisit later with your recommendation, at the next appointment, and continue to provide multiple opportunities for education. #ivax2protect
Page last reviewed: July 16, 2019