Back to School

These images are free to use. Feel free to customize and share via social media platforms, websites, patient portals, emails and other ways to reach your audiences/patients. We also encourage posting pictures from your own clinic and community.  See social media calendar if you would like to share your messages during the same period with other partners across California.   

Social Media Messages

Suggested Hashtags

#DontWaitVaccinate
#ItsSafeToComeIn
#CallYourDoctor
#VaccinesSaveLives
#VaccinesWork
#CallYourPediatrician
#covid19
#covid19CAfamilies
#vaccines
#immunizations

All grades sample message 1 (Spanish below)

Make sure your kindergartner/7th grader/college student is ready to start school! Ask your doctor about any shots they may still need.  Keeping them up to date is even more important during #covid19.
www.shotsforschool.org

Child care sample message 2 (Spanish below)

Ready to send your kiddo back to child care? Before you do, make sure to schedule your child’s checkup and any shots you may have skipped while staying at home. #DontWaitVaccinate
www.shotsforschool.org 

All grades sample message 3 (Spanish below)

School will look different in the fall, but immunizations are still needed to help keep students safe. Make sure your child/preteen/graduate is ready to go to kindergarten/7th grade/college! #BackToSchool #ShotsforSchool #DontWaitVaccinate
 www.shotsforschool.org 

7th grade sample message 4

Love him even when he drives me crazy! Gonna get his shots to protect against meningitis, HPV-related cancers, and whooping cough. #BackToSchool #DontWaitVaccinate #caHPVvaxweek
www.shotsforschool.org 

7th grade sample message 5

There isn’t a vaccine for #COVID19 yet, but preteens still need shots to protect them from other diseases they can catch by hanging out with friends and going to school. Protect your preteen with vaccines against meningitis, HPV-related cancers, and whooping cough. #BackToSchool #ShotsforSchool #DontWaitVaccinate
www.shotsforschool.org 

All grades sample message 6

ZOOM over to your doctor’s office for a checkup to stay healthy during and after the pandemic. #DontWaitVaccinate 
https://bit.ly/safetocomein 

All grades sample message 7

Is your child ready for school? Make an appointment now to beat the rush! As California ‘reopens,’ there may be many children who need to catch up on immunizations. #BackToSchool #ShotsforSchool #DontWaitVaccinate
www.shotsforschool.org

All grades sample message 8

Just scheduled [your son’s name] checkup to beat the rush before school starts. Not sure who’s more excited about going back to school . . . him or me. #NoMoreWFHinteruptions
www.shotsforschool.org

All grades sample message 9

Is your child ready for school? Make an appointment now to beat the rush before school starts. As California ‘reopens,’ there may be many children who need to catch up on immunizations. #BackToSchool #ShotsforSchool #DontWaitVaccinate
www.shotsforschool.org

All grades sample message 10

Even with the uncertainty of how school will look like this year, getting your children vaccinated is still important to protect them against serious diseases, such as whooping cough. #DontWaitVaccinate
https://bit.ly/safetocomein   

All grades sample message 11

Whether it be at school or out in the community, children still need immunizations to be protected against serious diseases, such as whooping cough. #Dontwaitvaccinate
https://bit.ly/safetocomein 

7th grade sample message 12

Protect your preteen from meningitis, HPV-related cancers, and whooping cough (Tdap). Your doctor is here for you and is taking extra precautions to keep your family safe during checkups! #BackToSchool #ShotsforSchool #DontWaitVaccinate
www.shotsforschool.org 

Spanish Social Media Messages

Suggested Hashtags

#covid19cafamilias
#LlameASuPediatra
#LasVacunasSonEsenciales
#LasVacunasSalvanVidas
#LasVacunasFuncionan
#NoEspereAVacunarse

Sample message 1

¡Asegúrese que su hij@ esté list@ para entrar a Kínder/7° grado/la universidad! Consulte a su doctor sobre las vacunas que pueda necesitar. Manterl@ al día con sus vacunas es aun más importante durante #covid19 . #NoEspereAVacunarse
https://www.shotsforschool.org/espanol/

Sample message 2

¿Listo para mandar a su hij@ de vuelta a la guardería? ¡Antes de que regrese, haga una cita para un chequeo médico y cualquier vacuna que le haga falta por haber tenido que quedarse en casa. 
https://www.shotsforschool.org/espanol/

Sample message 3

La escuela se verá diferente en el otoño, pero las vacunas aún son necesarias para mantener a los estudiantes seguros..¡Asegúrese que su hij@ esté list@ para entrar a Kínder/7° grado/la universidad!
https://www.shotsforschool.org/espanol/