Social & Digital Media
#MYWHY – Become Social Media Famous
Have you been vaccinated already? Can’t wait to tell the world about it?!? Please tell us about it by sending us a 10-15 second video about why you decided to get vaccinated to Jenee Padmore. We will use your testimonial to spread the word about the importance of getting vaccinated.
- Hashtag It! Consider adding the following hashtags to your posts so we’re all on the same page: #MyWhy, #LoveProtectUs, #HazloPorAmor, #HealthierStrongerVaccinated
Your testimonials, regardless of the platform you choose, are vital to spreading the word about the importance of getting vaccinated.
Digital Content Resources to Share and Inform
We have found the following have excellent material for those interested in amplifying COVID-19 and vaccination information. These National Databases of curated messages were developed and tested in partnership with LatinX, African American/Black, and Native Pacific Islander communities.
- COVID-19 Community Resources
- A comprehensive site, some of the items they have available are social media assets, fact sheets, videos, toolkits, and communication guides, key messages, webinars.
- A site that effectively encourages and highlights the people and stories of Black/African Americans, their family, and community during times of COVID and in getting their vaccine. Resources include vaccine Q&A, poignant video from a Doctor of color, and example posts from social media followers.
- A site available in Spanish and English that effectively encourages and highlights the LatinX community.
Please feel free to add your logo to the content you share!
On Identifying Credible Sources
- Identifying Credible Sources of Health Information in Social Media: Principles and Attributes
- The potential for information shared through social media to influence health outcomes necessitates action to enhance access and exposure to high-quality, science-based information. The authors developed a set of initial principles and attributes to identify credible sources of health information on social media.
- The Reliability and Quality of YouTube Videos as a Source of Public Health Information Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination: Cross-sectional Study
- As the most popular video-sharing platform in the world, YouTube is a potent medium for disseminating public health information. This study evaluated the reliability and quality of information on COVID-19 vaccination in YouTube videos and suggests strategies to increase the quality and reliability of vaccine information on the platform.
- Acceptability of Adolescent COVID-19 Vaccination Among Adolescents and Parents of Adolescents — United States, April 15–23, 2021
- This recent CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report provides updated data on parent and adolescent intentions to get vaccinated for COVID-19. The report also identifies common factors that increase vaccination intent.
Vaccine and Covid Collaboration Newsletter
Sign-up for our Vaccine and Covid Collaboration Newsletter to receive updates through the convenience of email- contact Jenée Padmore to request access to this limited-time newsletter and updates.
Weekly Downloadable Content
We invite you, the public, our partners, staff, and clients, to join us in sharing the messages we focus on each week. Each week we post a new digital asset. Of course, you are welcome to tailor your own messages for your audience. You know them best!
See below for some of the ones we’ve posted thus far.
Below is a slider to view the different downloadable content. Beneath that is each social media asset link to download in English, or Spanish where available. For a copy without the NVFS logo, so that you can add your own, please visit the COVID-19 Community Resources center.
Which Vaccine Brand is Best – English
No Miracle Cures – English
Protecting Ourselves, Family, and Community – English
Three COVID-19 Vaccines in the US – English
Vaccines are the Last Piece of Protection – English
Vaccine Technology Development – English
Vaccine Review and Approval – English
Vaccine Lowers the Chances of Getting COVID-19 – English
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The resources on the following page are free to download and share. We encourage the use of our resources for infection prevention education, provided that the information is not modified. Please attribute these resources to Northern Virginia Family Services (NVFS) and include the links to additional resources (if applicable).
For further information or questions reach out to Jenée Padmore.