Older Children

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Social Media Messages

Suggested Hashtags

#DontWaitVaccinate
#ItsSafeToComeIn
#CallYourDoctor
#VaccinesSaveLives
#VaccinesWork
#CallYourPediatrician
#Covid19
#Covid19CAfamilies
#Vaccines
#Immunizations

It's Time

It’s time to go back to the doctor! Checkups and staying up to date on immunizations are an important part of your child’s health, even during times like these. Call your doctor today! #PreteenVax 
www.shotsforschool.org

Protecting Preteens (Spanish Below)

There’s a lot competing for moms’ attention. But protecting kids’ health is always their Number 1. Schedule a flu shot for your preteen or teen and ask about any other shots they may have missed. #PreteenVax
#DontWaitVaccinate
www.shotsforschool.org

Serious Disease sample message

Because of the pandemic, we understand how a tiny germ can upend your life. Protect your preteen or teen from serious diseases we can prevent now, such as flu, HPV cancers, meningitis, and whooping cough. #DontWaitVaccinate
#PreteenVax
www.shotsforschool.org

Reopening During COVID-19

As we carefully reopen, our kids may mix in learning pods or hang out with friends which can put them at risk. While we don’t have a COVID-19 vaccine yet, we do have several for other serious diseases like flu, HPV cancers, meningitis, and whooping cough. Schedule your child’s shots today!
#DontWaitVaccinate #PreteenVax
 www.shotsforschool.org 

7th Grade Reopening (Spanish Below)

Is your 7th grader’s school reopening? Make sure they get their Tdap and 2 chickenpox shots they need for school. Ask your doctor for any other shots they may have missed like meningitis, HPV cancers, and the flu shot. It’s an easy way to help them stay healthy through their teen years and beyond. #DontWaitVaccinate #PreteenVax
www.shotsforschool.org

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 

Preteens Due For Shots (Spanish Below)

Did you know? Your child may be due for shots to protect against flu and other serious diseases. Protect your preteen or teen. Call your child’s doctor today! #PreteenVax #DontWaitVaccinate
www.shotsforschool.org

One Less Worry (Spanish Below)

During these difficult times, take one worry off your list. Help protect your preteen from serious infectious diseases, including flu. Preteen vaccines are no-cost with health insurance, including Medi-Cal. #DontWaitVaccinate #PreteenVax
www.shotsforschool.org

Keeping Healthy During Pandemic (Spanish Below)

Is your preteen or teen due for a flu shot? Make sure to also ask for other shots they may have missed like meningitis, HPV cancers, and whooping cough immunizations. All are important to keep them healthy during the pandemic and beyond.
#DontWaitVaccinate #PreteenVax
https://bit.ly/safetocomein   

Safe to go to the Doctor's

We understand you may feel uneasy about coming into the doctor’s office these days. Your healthcare team has taken extra steps to keep patients safe during visits.
https://bit.ly/safetocomein
#DontWaitVaccinate
#PreteenVax
www.shotsforschool.org 

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

 

Preteen Due For Shots

¿Sabía? Es posible que su hijo@ necesite vacunarse contra la influenza (gripe p “flu”) y otras enfermedades graves. Proteja a su preadolescente o adolescente. ¡Llame al doctor de su hij@ hoy mismo!
#VacunasAdolescentes #NoEspereAVacunarse
https://www.shotsforschool.org/espanol/

Keeping Healthy During Pandemic

¿Su adolescente necesita vacunarse contra la influenza (gripe o “flu)? Asegúrese de también pedir las otras vacunas que le puedan hacer falta, como la vacuna contra la meningitis, la vacuna contra los cánceres del VPH y la vacuna contra la tos ferina. ¡Todas son importantes para mantenerl@ saludable! #NoEspereAVacunarse
#VacunasAdolescentes
https://www.shotsforschool.org/espanol/

All Grades 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/

All Grades 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/

Protecting Preteens

Hay muchas cosas que compiten por la atención de las mamás. Pero proteger la salud de los niños es siempre su número 1. Haga una cita para que su adolescente se vacune contra la influenza (gripe o “flu”). Pregunte al doctor si le hacen falta otras vacunas. #VacunasAdolescentes
#NoEspereAVacunarse
https://www.shotsforschool.org/espanol/

One Less Worry

Durante estos tiempos difíciles, elimine una preocupación de su lista. Ayude a proteger a su preadolescente de enfermedades graves, incluyendo la influenza (gripe o “flu”). Medi-Cal y otros seguros médicos cubren el costo de las vacunas para adolescentes. #NoEspereVacunar #VacunasAdolescentes
https://www.shotsforschool.org/espanol/

7th Grade Reopening

¿Reabrirá la escuela de su hij@ de séptimo grado? Asegúrese de que se ponga la vacuna Tdap y las dos dosis de la vacuna contra la varicela que necesita para la escuela. Pregunte a su doctor si le hace falta alguna otra vacuna, como la vacuna contra la meningitis, los cánceres del VPH y la vacuna contra la influenza (gripe o “flu”). Es una manera fácil de ayudarlos a mantenerse saludables durante la adolescencia y en el futuro. #NoEspereAVacunarse
#VacunasAdolescentes
https://www.shotsforschool.org/espanol/

Child Care 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/