Fight Flu Social Media Toolkit

Help the American Lung Association #FightFlu this flu season by using this toolkit to communicate and promote the importance of an annual flu shot on your social media.

Community advocates like yourself are important to raising awareness about flu and the benefits of vaccination. This digital toolkit provides sample social media posts, graphics, hashtags and Lung Association handles to tag. 

Tag the American Lung Association when you post by using the following handles:

  • Facebook: @lungusa 
  • Twitter: @lungassociation 
  • Instagram: @lungassociation

Post 1: 

I got my #flushot to help protect myself and others from serious flu illness. #FightFlu with me by talking to your healthcare provider about getting your flu shot this year. Learn more at Lung.org/prevent-flu. (Insert the Lung Association platform handle here)

Image: Picture of you showing your flu shot band-aid, or you can use this Canva template

Young man wearing mask shows arm with band-aid after flu shot. #FightFlu text overlay on right side of image.

Post 2:

(Use in October to February)

Are you at high risk for severe flu illness? Adults aged 65 years or older, individuals who are pregnant and people living with chronic medical conditions like asthma or COPD should #FightFlu by speaking with their healthcare provider about flu vaccination. Learn more from (Insert American Lung Association handle here) at Lung.org/prevent-flu.

Post 3:

(Use in October to February)

Did you know that there are three preferred flu shots for adults aged 65 years and older? Speak with your healthcare provider about which flu vaccination is right for you. Learn more at Lung.org/prevent-flu (Insert American Lung Association handle here)

Post 4:

(Use in October to February)

A flu vaccine is the best way to protect against flu and its potentially serious complications. Studies reveal higher hospitalization risk in Black, American Indian, Alaska Native or Hispanic and Latino communities due to flu. Talk to your doctor about getting vaccinated for flu prevention. #FightFlu lung.org/prevent-flu (Insert the Lung Association platform handle here)

Post 5:

(Use in November - December)

It’s not too late to get your #flushot! Getting vaccinated in November and December still helps you #FightFlu during the virus season, which can continue into Spring. Learn from (Insert the Lung Association platform handle here) about the flu and flu vaccination at Lung.org/prevent-flu. 

Post 6:

(Use during the week of December 4th – December 8th)

Join me to #FightFlu this National Influenza Vaccination Awareness Week! This week, the (Insert the Lung Association platform handle here) reminds us that it’s not too late to get your flu shot because later vaccination is still beneficial. Talk to your healthcare provider about getting your #flushot this year.

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Page last updated: June 7, 2024

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