Social Media Toolkit: COVID-19 Booster

This is a collection of images from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that you can share on social media to encourage people to get their COVID-19 booster.

Source: Social Media Toolkit: COVID-19 Booster

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    More Harm Reduction, Less Abstinence-Only in COVID Messaging, Experts Say

    This article explains how giving more attention to harm reduction and less attention to abstinence from risky behaviors improves messaging on the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Source: More Harm Reduction, Less Abstinence-Only in COVID Messaging, Experts Say

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      If you test positive for COVID-19 speak with your provider about your eligibility for treatment options like antiviral medications.

      This is a tweet from the Maryland Department of Health explaining that if you test positive for COVID-19, then you should contact your doctor about receiving treatment options like antiviral medications.

      Source: If you test positive for COVID-19 speak with your provider about your eligibility for treatment options like antiviral medications.

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        Immunity from COVID vaccines wanes, which is why a bivalent booster is important for everyone, especially seniors. If it’s been at least two months since your primary series or booster, call 1-855-MD-GoVAX or visit http://covidVAX.maryland.gov to make an appointment. #COVIDReady

        This is a tweet from the Maryland Department of Health encouraging people (especially seniors) to get their COVID-19 bivalent booster because immunity from the vaccines wanes over time.

        Source: Immunity from COVID vaccines wanes, which is why a bivalent booster is important for everyone, especially seniors. If it’s been at least two months since your primary series or booster, call 1-855-MD-GoVAX or visit http://covidVAX.maryland.gov to make an appointment. #COVIDReady

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          Secondary symptoms of the COVID-19 vaccine indicate that your body is preparing to fight the virus! 💪 Do not believe in false rumors and #GetVaxxed

          This is a tweet from Baltimore City’s Health Department explaining that the common side affects from the COVID-19 vaccine are a sign that the body is producing the antibodies necessary to fight the virus.

          Source: Secondary symptoms of the COVID-19 vaccine indicate that your body is preparing to fight the virus! 💪 Do not believe in false rumors and #GetVaxxed

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          Factitious

          This is an interactive game from American University that helps you learn how to spot COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation. The game displays various news articles, social media posts, etc. and you will then determine if it is a trustworthy source or false/misleading.

          Source: Factitious

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            COVID-19 and Meta: Social and Behavioral Change Communication Learnings from 20 Countries

            Throughout 2021, CARE launched 45 locally-led campaigns in 20 countries applying lessons learned during an eight-week training series with Meta. In the second half of 2021, participating countries built on their learnings from their first campaigns and attempted to answer new questions that arose all while creating culturally appropriate messaging to encourage the adoption of preventative behaviors and/or to build trust in the vaccine, even if it wasn’t yet available.

            Source: COVID-19 and Meta: Social and Behavioral Change Communication Learnings from 20 Countries

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              COVID-19 Social Story and Activity Booklet (For Kids and Their Grown-Ups)

              This booklet includes an illustrated story and activities to help parents and guardians who are contemplating the COVID-19 vaccination for their child have a conversation with their child about the vaccine. The booklet was developed and designed for print availability in health care facility waiting rooms, and can be used in other settings.

              Source: COVID-19 Social Story and Activity Booklet (For Kids and Their Grown-Ups)

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              COVID Won’t End Up Like the Flu; It Will Be Like Smoking

              The “new normal” will arrive when we acknowledge that COVID’s risks have become more in line with those of smoking cigarettes—and that many COVID deaths, like many smoking-related deaths, could be prevented with a single intervention.

              Source: COVID Won’t End Up Like the Flu; It Will Be Like Smoking

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                ‘Get Boosted’ Facebook Campaign

                Even if you feel healthy and young at heart, you should take steps to stay that way — like eating vegetables, wearing a seatbelt, and staying active.

                Getting boosted for COVID-19 should be just another smart thing to add to your health checklist, especially with omicron’s contagiousness. (And even if you’ve had COVID in the past, it’s still a good idea to get a booster!)

                Source: ‘Get Boosted’ Facebook Campaign

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