Sample Social Media Calendar

Use the links below for suggested sample social media posts by month:


All Month
  • Keep those healthy New Year’s resolutions going strong! Make sure you are up to date on recommended #vaccines http://bit.ly/adultvax
  • Start 2018 healthy and make sure you & your loved ones are up to date on their #vaccines http://bit.ly/1TaK3kI
Cervical Health Awareness Month
  • HPV vaccination rates are still low – #GetVaccinated during #CervicalHealthMonth http://bit.ly/adultvaxhpv
  • It's #CervicalHealthMonth. Must read report on #HPV #Vaccination as a Public Health Priority http://ow.ly/G6WuC
January 1 – New Year’s Day 
  • Happy 2018! Make sure you got a flu #vaccine this season. #Flu can have serious complications even for healthy adults #FightFlu
  • Get a healthy start on the new year & help your family #FightFlu. Need more reasons? http://bit.ly/1N9ZU2q  
  • What’s your New Year’s resolution? Practice healthy habits & #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu each year http://bit.ly/adultvaxflu


February

All Month All Month – American Heart Month 
  • February is #HeartMonth. Protect yours by getting vaccinated against #flu before it's in your community #FightFlu
  • #Flu can be especially serious if you have heart disease. #GetVaccinated to protect yourself & your family! #HeartMonth #FightFlu 
Black History Month
  • African Americans are at higher risk for #flu complications. Protect yourself & loved ones by getting vaccinated! #BlackHistoryMonth
February 2 – Groundhog Day
  • Have you had a #flu vaccine? Have you had a #flu vaccine? If not, #GetVaccinated now! #FightFlu
February 5 – National Wear Red Day
  • #Vaccines are critical when you have health conditions such as heart disease or stroke http://1.usa.gov/1no8nhq #GoRedWearRed #HeartHealthy
February 14 – Valentine’s Day
  • Will you be mine? Only if you get the flu #vaccine! It’s not too late to #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu http://bit.ly/adultvaxflu
  • Roses are red, violets are blue. I got my flu #vaccine, how about you? Learn about vaccines for adults! http://bit.ly/adultvaxflu
  • On #ValentinesDay spread love, not disease. Be sure you are up-to-date on all recommended #vaccines! http://bit.ly/1TaK3kI
February 20 – President’s Day 
  • Happy President’s Day. Annual #flu #vaccines are important to presidents & all individuals 6 months & older! #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu!
February 26 – Oscars
  • No babysitter for the #Oscars? Entertain your kids with #NFID free educational coloring book: http://t.co/zyAv4PYrCr #FightFlu
  • Looking to educate your family on #flu? RT to share this video starring Freddie the Flu Detective http://t.co/cQOLKPo1IA


March

March 9 – World Kidney Day
  • It’s #WorldKidneyDay – those with kidney disease are at higher risk for #flu-related complications #GetVaccinated
  • It’s #WorldKidneyDay! #Pneumococcal #vaccination is recommended for those with kidney disease http://bit.ly/adultpneumo
March 10-12 – NFID Clinical Vaccinology Course (www.nfid.org/cvc)
  • Experts gather @ Clinical Vaccinology Course to strategize for successful adolescent #vaccine programs nfid.org/cvc #NFIDCVC

March 28 – American Diabetes Alert Day 

  • #Flu season isn’t over yet. RT to share that diabetics are at a higher risk of flu complications #DiabetesAlertDay #FightFlu 
March 30 – National Doctor’s Day (for HCP audiences) 
  • It’s National Doctors Day. Do you recommend #flu vaccines to your patients? #FightFlu #NationalDoctorsDay 



April

April 1 - April Fools Day
  • It's #AprilFools but #vaccine-preventable diseases are no joke! #GetVaccinate& learn more: http://www.nfid.org
April 7 – World Health Day
  • It’s #WorldHealthDay – In our modern world, infectious diseases are just a flight away #GetVaccinated
April 24 – World Meningitis Day April 16-April 23 – National Infant Immunization Week
  • New baby boy or girl in the family? Make sure to #GetVaccinated to protect them from whooping cough & measles #NIIW http://bit.ly/adultvaxvp
April 24-30 – World Immunization Week
  • Find out if you are up-to-date on #vaccines during World Immunization Week http://bit.ly/1TaK3kI #WIW


May

Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • Do your patients know chronic hepatitis can lead to liver cancer? Talk to them about vaccination http://bit.ly/adultvaxhepb #HepAware
Asthma Awareness Month   
  • Encourage adults with asthma to get an annual #flu vaccination to help keep them healthy http://bit.ly/adultvaxflu #AsthmaAwarenessMonth
May 8 – Smallpox Eradication Anniversary
  • On 5/8/80, @WHO declared smallpox eradicated. #VaccinesWork. Make sure you’re up-to-date with all recommended #vaccinations
May 14 – Mother’s Day
  • On #MothersDay we’d like to thank all the moms who help keep their kids healthy through #vaccination! http://bit.ly/adultvax
May 8-14 – National Women’s Health Week May 29 – Memorial Day
  • Thanks to all members of the US armed forces & the HCPs keeping them healthy & #immunized #MemorialDay #GetVaccinated
  • As you make vacation plans this #MemorialDay, ask your doctor about travel #vaccines if you’re traveling overseas http://1.usa.gov/19cpVfW


June

All Month
June 18 – Father’s Day
  • It’s #FathersDay! You do a lot for your kids. Don’t forget to keep them healthy with #vaccines! http://bit.ly/adultvax #DadsWhoVax
  • RT to honor #DadsWhoVax and keep their families protected #FathersDay
  • #Vaccines save lives. Happy #FathersDay to all the #DadsWhoVax today and every day!


July

All Month
July 28 – World Hepatitis Day

August

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)
NIAM Week: Back to School
  • It’s back to school! Make sure your children are protected against #meningitis #HPV #flu #Tdap #NIAM17
  • Now is the time to #GetVaccinated for the 2017-18 school year & beat the fall rush!  
NIAM Week: College Students
  • College students should get meningococcal #vaccine before heading to the dorms! Learn about all recommended vaccines http://bit.ly/qBSXOO
  • Studying abroad? Research your destination at wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/ to find out what #vaccines you need before travel #NIAM17
  • Preparing teens for college? Don’t forget #meningitis booster & ask about #MenB! http://bit.ly/U75gQg #NIAM17
  • Teens heading off to college? Make sure they're vaccinated against #meningitis #HPV #Tdap #flu


September


September 4 – Labor Day  September 10 – Grandparents Day 
  • For Grandparents Day #DoSomethingGrand & tell yours to keep healthy by getting a flu #vaccine! http://bit.ly/adultvaxflu #FightFlu
  • On #GrandparentsDay, remind yours about #pneumo vaccine. Even if they got 1, they may need another to be protected. http://bit.ly/adultpneumo
September 15-October 15 – National Hispanic Heritage Month 
  • #HPV related cancer rates are higher among Hispanic women. Help change this by getting #vaccinated! http://bit.ly/adultvaxhpv #HHM
  • Hispanics have highest #flu #vaccination coverage compared to other ethnicities. Keep up the good work! http://bit.ly/adultvaxflu #HHM
September 29 – World Heart Day
  • #Vaccines are critical for those w/health conditions such as heart disease or stroke http://1.usa.gov/1no8nhq #WorldHeartDay
  • #Flu & pneumonia are bad news for those w/heart disease. #GetVaccinated for #WorldHeartDay http://1.usa.gov/1no8nhq


October

All Month
  • As the weather grows colder, be prepared for #flu season. Adults need to #GetVaccinated annually to #FightFlu!
  • RT if you got your flu #vaccine this year! #FightFlu 
  • Flu can spread up to 6 feet from a cough or sneeze! Learn more at http://bit.ly/C8yu #FightFlu
  • Know what to do when you have the flu? http://bit.ly/XJwVcp #FightFlu
Liver Awareness Month
October 16-22 – International Infection Prevention Week
  • International Infection Prevention Week #IIPW is a good time to make sure you have received all recommended #vaccines! http://bit.ly/adultvax
October 25 – Healthy Lung Month/Lung Health Day
  • 5 reasons adults with #lungdisease should #GetVaccinated against #pneumococcal disease http://bit.ly/1Mcr5tk
October 31 – Halloween
  • Flu, Tdap, & HPV - Oh My! No need to be scared, instead #GetVaccinated http://bit.ly/adultvax
  • You know what’s scary? The flu! It’s a serious disease & anyone can get it – even healthy adults should #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu


November

American Diabetes Month
  • It's National Diabetes Month. If you have diabetes, flu can be especially serious. Protect yourself & #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu #NDAM
  • Stay home if you’re sick-don’t be ‘That Guy!’ http://bit.ly/ZVrkky #FightFlu
National Family Caregivers Month 
  • Thank you caregivers! If you care for an older adult, make sure they are up to date on all recommended #vaccines http://bit.ly/1TaK3kI 
November 7 – Election Day 
  • This #ElectionDay, vote yes for flu #vaccine! #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu
November 11 – Veterans Day 
  • On #VeteransDay remind others that #vaccines are the best way to help #FightFlu 
November 12 – World Pneumonia Day 
  • On #WPD don’t forget that adults with certain underlying conditions may need a #pneumococcal #vaccine http://bit.ly/adultpneumo
November 23 – Thanksgiving
  • Give thanks, not flu. Protect yourself & your family by getting #vaccinated! #FightFlu http://bit.ly/1N9ZU2q
  • Pass the stuffing, not the flu. Make sure everyone at the table gets vaccinated! http://bit.ly/adultvax
  • Give thanks for your family’s health & keep them healthy with recommended #vaccines. http://bit.ly/adultvax


December

All Month
  • Have a happy and healthy holiday season! Make sure all adults get recommended #vaccines http://bit.ly/1TaK3kI
  • Give the gift of health-here are 10 reasons to #GetVaccinated! http://bit.ly/1N9ZU2q
  • RT if you'll be spreading holiday cheer this season, not flu! #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu 
  • It’s not too late to protect yourself & your loved ones against the flu http://bit.ly/adultvaxflu #FightFlu
December – National Influenza Vaccination Week 
  • It's National Influenza Vaccination Week & your family needs to be protected against #flu! #NIVW2017 #FightFlu 
  • #NIVW2017 reminds all to #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu this holiday season & beyond  
  • During #NIVW2017 be sure that your whole family is up-to-date on all recommended #vaccines! http://bit.ly/adultvaxresources
  • RT if you are up to date on all recommended #vaccines! http://bit.ly/1TaK3kI #NIVW2017
  • National Influenza Vaccination Week reminds all to #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu this holiday season & beyond #NIVW2017
  • If you’re 65+, add #pneumococcal #vaccine to your schedule this year. It’s the best way to stay healthy http://bit.ly/1Mcr5tk
  • Minorities receive fewer #vaccines. We need to change that! http://adultvaccinesnow.org #Adultvaxnow #NIVW


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