Public Health Toolkit: News Corner

Campaign Highlights, Surveys, Links to Health Observances, Upcoming Events and Announcements

Campaign Highlights

Flu Immunization 2017 Campaign

Goal: To educate healthy adults to ensure they protect themselves from the flu and prevent them from spreading the flu to others.

Audience: Healthy adults, ages 25-49, especially African-American and Latino males.

Media: Streaming online video, radio, online banner ads, Google search, and sponsored social media.

Dates: Oct. 30, 2017 to Feb. 26, 2018

Follow the ABCs of Safe Sleep Campaign

Goal: To educate and increase awareness of safe sleep practices among parents of newborns and infants up to one year.

Audience: New parents

Media: Video broadcast to pediatric provider waiting room TVs, and available on YouTube.

Dates: Sept. 19 to Oct. 20, 2017

OraSure Home Test Kit Campaign

Goal:To educate MSM and LGBTQ communities on the benefits and convenience of regularly testing for HIV.

Audience: MSM and LGBTQ communities

Media: Online banner ads, social media and online dating sites such as Grindr.

Dates: Nov. 21 to Dec. 30, 2017

Health Observances

January is Birth Defects Month

January is Blood Donor Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Radon Action Month

February 2 is Wear Red Day for Women's Heart Health

February is Heart Month

February is Children's Dental Health Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Developmental Disability Disabilities Awareness Month

March is Hemophilia Awareness Month

March 18-24 is Poison Prevention Week

Upcoming Events