Public Health Toolkit: News Corner

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

Campaign Highlights

Asthma in the Workplace Campaign

Audience:Working adults, 18-64

Goal: To educate New Yorkers about the symptoms and causes of work-related asthma.

Media: Facebook, Instagram, Google search

Dates: Dec., 2017 – Jan., 2018

Breast Cancer Screening Campaign

Audience:Women, 50-74; low SES, underserved populations

Goal:To raise awareness of, and encourage, breast cancer screening. To raise awareness that NYS has made it easier for women to be screened for breast cancer.

Media:Broadcast TV and cable, digital - video, social, search

Dates:Jan. 1 – Feb. 12, 2018

Drowsy Driving Awareness Campaign

Audience:Drivers, 17-22, with an emphasis on cities with high percentages of university students.

Goal: To raise awareness of the dangers of drowsy driving.

Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Dates:March, 2018

Health Observances

July 26 is the Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary

July is Fireworks Eye Safety Month

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

August is Immunization Awareness Month

August is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

Upcoming Events