Sample Social Media for Parents and Patients
Use or tailor these 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.
- 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
- Expectant mothers – have you received all your recommended maternal vaccinations, such as flu and Tdap vaccines? Pregnant women who get vaccinated pass antibodies to their developing babies, which protects them in the first few months of life. Talk to your prenatal healthcare provider to learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xwAFHexternal icon
- Protect your baby against 14 serious childhood diseases, like measles and whooping cough by staying up to date on vaccines. Learn more about vaccine-preventable diseases: https://go.usa.gov/xwAF6external icon
- Parents remember that well-child visits are essential. Vaccination helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases See more information for parents here: https://go.usa.gov/xyPFYexternal icon
- One of the best ways to help keep your baby safe and healthy is by giving them all recommended vaccinations. View this parent-friendly immunization schedule to make sure your child is staying on track: https://go.usa.gov/xwgaTexternal icon
- Do you know if you are up to date on vaccines? You may need vaccines based on your age, health conditions, job, or other factors. Fill out this quick assessment to find out which vaccines might be right for you: https://go.usa.gov/xyPF2external icon
- If you have a chronic condition such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease, getting sick with vaccine-preventable diseases like flu and pneumonia can lead to serious complications, hospitalization, or even death. Protect yourself – get vaccinated. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xwga2external 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
- Work with your prenatal care provider to make sure you haven’t missed any recommended vaccines. Use #ivax2protect to share why you are getting 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
- Remember that well-child visits are essential. Do you know if your child has all their recommended shots? Use CDC’s online tool to find out: https://www2a.cdc.gov/vaccines/childquiz/
- Are your preteens up to date on recommend vaccines? Along with a yearly flu vaccine, all 11-12-year-olds need three vaccines to protect against meningitis, cancers caused by HPV infections, and whooping cough. https://go.usa.gov/xyPFRexternal 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
- Work with your doctor or nurse to make sure you haven’t missed any recommended adult vaccines. Use 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 https://vaccinefinder.org/external icon.