Sample Social Media for Communicating with Parents and Patients

Use or tailor sample social media for your social media platforms to communicate the benefits of vaccination to parents and patients. Sample Facebook posts can be adapted for use on Instagram. Find graphics sized for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to pair with your social media messages.

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Maternal Vaccination

  • Are you expecting? Check with your prenatal care provider to be sure you are up to date on your vaccines. Some vaccines are recommended during pregnancy to help protect you and your baby. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xyP63external icon
  • Getting a Tdap vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy prevents more than 3 in 4 cases of whooping cough in babies younger than 2 months old. Learn more about the vaccines you need during pregnancy in CDC’s interactive vaccine guide: https://go.usa.gov/xyP63external icon

Childhood/Adolescent Vaccination

  • On-time vaccination throughout childhood is essential because it helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases See more information for parents here: https://go.usa.gov/xyPFYexternal icon

Adult Vaccination

  • Do you know if you need any vaccinations? Vaccines are recommended for adults based on age, health conditions, job, and other factors. Fill out this quick assessment to find out which vaccines might be right for you: https://go.usa.gov/xyPF2external icon
  • Diabetes, even if it is well managed, can make it harder for your immune system to fight infections. You may be at greater risk of more serious problems from an illness compared to people without diabetes. See why it’s important to stay up to date on vaccines: https://go.usa.gov/xyPFDexternal icon

Maternal Vaccination

  • This month for National Immunization Awareness Month, INSERT ORGANIZATION is highlighting the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life, including during pregnancy. Use #ivax2protect to share why you got vaccines during your pregnancy.
  • Vaccines are safe and effective during pregnancy. Learn more about the vaccines you need during pregnancy in CDC’s interactive vaccine guide: https://go.usa.gov/xyP63external icon
  • Having a baby in this year? Check out CDC’s interactive vaccine guide to see which vaccines you need during pregnancy and which vaccines your child will need throughout their life: https://go.usa.gov/xyP63external icon

Childhood/Adolescent Vaccination

  • This month for National Immunization Awareness Month, INSERT ORGANIZATION is highlighting the importance of getting recommended vaccines. Use #ivax2protect to share why you get vaccines for your child.
  • Want to learn more about why vaccines are important for your child? See which vaccines your child needs and why they need them in CDC’s interactive vaccine guide: https://go.usa.gov/xyPFYexternal icon
  • Along with a yearly flu vaccine, all 11-12 year old boys and girls need three vaccines to protect against meningitis, cancers caused by HPV infections, and whooping cough. https://go.usa.gov/xyPFRexternal icon
  • Vaccines reduce your child’s risk of infection by working with their body’s natural defenses to help them safely develop immunity to disease. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7DGeWlKu0Q&list=PLvrp9iOILTQbWnCdkVOZiv9KURxNc3rPo&index=3
  • Following the recommended immunization schedule is the best way to protect your child against 16 serious diseases throughout their life. You can use this interactive guide to see which vaccines your child will receive at every age: https://go.usa.gov/xyPFYexternal icon
  • Every year in the U.S., HPV causes over 33,700 cases of cancer in men and women. The HPV vaccine can prevent most of these cases of cancer. You can protect your child long before they are ever exposed by getting them vaccinated when they are 11 or 12. https://go.usa.gov/xyPFPexternal icon
  • Vaccines help keep all of us healthy. As this year’s measles outbreaks continue, make sure your children are protected against measles and other serious diseases. See which vaccines your child needs: https://go.usa.gov/xyPFYexternal icon

Adult Vaccination

  • This month for National Immunization Awareness Month, INSERT ORGANIZATION is highlighting the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. Use #ivax2protect to share why you get recommended vaccines.
  • Vaccines aren’t just for kids. Adults need vaccines too. Take CDC’s vaccine assessment tool to find which vaccines may be recommended for you: https://go.usa.gov/xyPF2external icon
  • If you have diabetes, you are at higher risk of serious problems from some vaccine-preventable diseases. Talk with your doctor to make sure your vaccinations are up to date. https://go.usa.gov/xyPFDexternal icon
  • Vaccines are available at doctor offices, as well as other convenient locations, such as pharmacies, workplaces, community health clinics, and health departments. To find a vaccine provider near you, visit orgexternal icon
  • Vaccines help keep all of us healthy. As this year’s measles outbreaks continue, make sure you are protected against measles and other serious diseases. See which vaccines you need to stay healthy: https://go.usa.gov/xyPF2external icon
Page last reviewed: July 16, 2019