Flu: General Population

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Social Media Messages

Suggested Hashtags

#DontWaitVaccinate
#FightFlu
#FluShotSelfie
#FightFluTogether
#Flu
#WhyIFightFlu
#FluShot
#GetYourFluShot
#ItsSafeToComeIn
#CallYourDoctor
#VaccinesSaveLives
#VaccinesWork
#CallYourPediatrician
#Vaccines
#Immunizations

Find Vaccine

Check with your doctor or vaccinefinder.org for a location near you. #DontWaitVaccinate #FightFlu #WhyIFightFlu

Protect Family

Every year you can count on the flu vaccine to protect you and your family. This year it is even more important. #DontWaitVaccinate

Safety Measures

We understand you may feel a little uneasy about coming into the doctor’s office, pharmacy or flu clinic this year. Hospitals, clinics and other settings across the state have taken additional safety measures to ensure patients are safe when getting vaccinated.

All + High-Risk (Spanish available)

Anyone over 6 months of age needs a flu shot. Pregnant women, older adults, smokers, or anyone with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, or heart disease are especially at risk. Check with your doctor or vaccinefinder.org for a location near you.
#DontWaitVaccinate

Older Children Flu

Getting ready for the holidays? Make sure that getting a flu shot is at the top of the list. This holiday season, spread the love, not the flu. Encourage your friends and family members to get a flu shot, too.
#Don’tWaitVaccinate #Not2Late4FluVaccine

Not Too Late For Flu Vaccine

Did you know? It’s not too late to get a flu shot! Flu usually peaks between December and February, but it can spread as late as May. Just like wearing a mask, getting a flu shot is an easy way to help you and your family to stay healthy during the pandemic. To find a vaccine location near you, go to: https://www.vaccinefinder.org/. #Don’tWaitVaccinate. #Not2Late4FluVaccine

Lowers Defenses

Did you know? Flu can lower your body’s defenses to other infections, including COVID-19. Older adults, smokers, or anyone with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, or heart disease are especially at risk. Don’t take chances with flu – get your flu shot now.
#DontWaitVaccinate

No COVID Vaccine Yet

We don’t have a vaccine for COVID-19 yet, but we do have one for flu. Getting a flu shot is an important way to stay healthy and strong during the pandemic. Find a location to get a flu shot at vaccinefinder.org.
#Covid19 #Covid19CAfamilies

More Important Than Ever (Spanish available)

Getting a flu shot is more important than ever to protect yourself and your loved ones. Call your doctor to get a flu shot today!
#DontWaitVaccinate #FightFlu #WhyIFightFlu

Late Flu Messaging For Older Children

When is it a good time to get your flu vaccine? TODAY. Flu typically spreads starting in the fall and into the spring and peaks between December and February. Getting immunized against flu can lower your chances of getting very sick with flu. #Don’tWaitVaccinate #Not2Late4FluVaccine

Late Flu Messaging

Has your preteen received a flu shot yet? Getting immunized against flu is more important than ever this year, because there’s a possibility of getting both flu and COVID-19. Call your preteen’s doctor today for a flu shot or visit vaccinefinder.org! #Don’tWaitVaccinate #Not2Late4FluVaccine

Toddler Flu Vaccine

If your child hasn’t gotten a flu shot yet, it’s not too late! Flu spreads as late as May. Children under 5 years old are at higher risk for serious flu complications, including hospitalization and death. Call your child’s doctor today to schedule a flu shot appointment! #Don’tWaitVaccinate. #Not2Late4FluVaccine

Spanish Social Media Messages

Suggested Hashtags

#Vacunacontrainfluenza
#NoEspereAVacunarse
#LlameASuPediatra
#LasVacunasSonEsenciales
#LasVacunasSalvanVidas
#LasVacunasFuncionan


More Important Than Ever

La vacuna contra la influenza es más importante que nunca para protegerse y proteger a sus seres queridos. ¡Llame a su doctor hoy mismo para vacunarse contra la influenza!
#Vacunacontrainfluenza #NoEspereAVacunarse

All + High-Risk

Cualquier persona mayor de 6 meses de edad necesita vacunarse contra la influenza. Las mujeres embarazadas, los adultos mayores, los fumadores o cualquier persona con una enfermedad crónica como asma, diabetes o enfermedades del corazón corren mayor riesgo. Consulte a su doctor o www.vaccines.gov/es para ubicar un centro de vacunación cerca de usted.
#Vacunacontrainfluenza #NoEspereAVacunarse