Care For Older Adults. Care About Flu! Social Media Suggestions


As a trusted resource, healthcare professionals play a key role in protecting older adults against influenza (flu). A strong vaccination recommendation matters. Help spread the word about the impact of flu in adults 65+ and the importance of annual flu vaccination using the sample social media posts below. Feel free to modify and add language to customize the posts. Graphics are also included to pair with social media posts. 


Twitter Posts



Care For Older Adults? Care About #Flu! #NFID has info on risks & #vaccines for adults 65+ www.nfid.org/flu65 #FightFlu

Adults w/chronic conditions are at higher risk of developing serious #flu-related complications. Learn more: www.nfid.org/flu65
     
     
     
Help patients learn what’s true about #flu & display #NFID poster in your waiting room www.nfid.org/flu65 #FightFlu   #DYK Adults 65+ account for >50% of #flu-related hospitalizations & 85% of #flu-related deaths www.nfid.org/flu65 #FightFlu
     

 
Specifically-designed #flu #vaccines can help protect older adults against flu this season www.nfid.org/flu65 #FightFlu   Remind older adult patients about the importance of annual #flu vaccination. View resources to help  #FightFlu www.nfid.org/flu65

    Adults 65+ are more likely to get a #flu shot when recommended by a healthcare professional #FightFlu! www.nfid.org/flu65

Facebook Posts


 
Care For Older Adults? Care About #Flu! The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has developed new resources for healthcare professionals about the unique risks and challenges of flu in adults age 65 years and older. Materials include infographic, animated video, poster/handout, and fact sheet as well as sample social media posts, email templates, and on-hold scripts to help communicate the risks of flu with older patients.

Learn more: http://www.nfid.org/flu65 #FightFlu
     
    Remind older adult patients about the importance of an annual #flu shot. Downloadable toolkit materials include office poster, sample on-hold scripts, and sample email templates: http://www.nfid.org/flu65.

Make sure your patients #GetVaccinated to #FightFlu
     

  Adults with chronic conditions, including heart disease and rheumatoid arthritis, are at higher risk of developing serious #flu-related complications. Learn more about how you can help prevent flu in 65+ patients this season: http://www.nfid.org/flu65 #FightFlu