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Use or customize these messages on your social media platforms to share the importance of infant immunization during the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week, April 27-May 4, 2019.

  Facebook Messages

Invite your page’s followers to NIIW events, share photos of NIIW activities, post links to new scientific research, or use these sample posts. CDC promotes NIIW in April on its Facebook page.

Facebook Posts for Parents:

Facebook Posts for Healthcare Professionals:

  Twitter Messages

Share ongoing updates, resources, and activities related to NIIW and infant immunization in general. Connect with other supporters and make your tweets searchable by using #NIIW and #ivax2protect in all of your tweets. Be sure to follow @CDCgov on Twitter before and during NIIW.

Tweets for Parents:

Tweets for Health Professionals:

Tweets for Partners:

  • In 2019, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of NIIW. Visit CDC’s NIIW page to find all the materials to support your local efforts & events. http://go.usa.gov/4EBQ #NIIW  #ivax2protect

Instagram Messages

Take a photo of an event poster and post it as an invitation to your page’s followers to NIIW events, share photos of NIIW activities, and make your posts searchable by using #NIIW and #ivax2protect in all of your messages. Be sure to follow @CDCgov on Instagram.

  • [Snap a photo of a celebratory cake or a “25 years” banner.] This year, we are celebrating 25 years of promoting the importance of on-time immunization. To learn more about how vaccines protect your child at every age, visit https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/protecting-children/index.html #NIIW #ivax2protect
  • [Download image of measles; see https://phil.cdc.gov or CDC “measles-vpd” image] Did you know that #measles germs can linger in a room long after a sick person has left it? Measles can be dangerous, especially for babies and young children. National Infant Immunization Week is the perfect time to learn more about measles and how to protect your child. https://cdc.gov/measles #NIIW #ivax2protect
  • [Download image of mumps; see https://phil.cdc.gov or CDC “mumps-vpd” image] Did you know that more than 6,300 cases of #mumps were reported in the United States in 2016? Before there was a vaccine, mumps was the leading cause for viral encephalitis (infection of the brain) and sudden deafness in the U.S. National Infant Immunization Week is the perfect time to learn more about mumps and how to protect your child. https://cdc.gov/mumps #NIIW #ivax2protect
  • Before the #chickenpox vaccine was available, about 4 million people got chickenpox in the U.S. every year. Chickenpox can be serious, especially for babies. It can lead to dehydration, pneumonia (an infection in the lungs), or swelling of the brain. This National Infant Immunization Week, learn more about chickenpox and the shot that can prevent it. https://cdc.gov/chickenpox #NIIW #ivax2protect
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