Community Outreach Materials: Flu Prevention Children, Vaccination Recommendations


Community Outreach Materials

Local media play an important role in efforts to increase community awareness and understanding of public health issues. Materials provided here include standard documents that can be customized for use with local media and your community organizations to help bring attention to a story or event. Start by reading the How-To Guide, a helpful overview for conducting outreach.

How-To GuideThis media outreach overview will explain how to use each of the template materials provided on this page as well as tips for working with reporters.
 How-To Guide

Template Media Alert for Clinics/HospitalsCustomize and distribute this template media alert to let local media know that your office/clinic/hospital has influenza vaccine available for patient vaccination.
 Template Media Alert for Clinics/Hospitals

Template Media Alert for Non-Medical OrganizationsCustomize and distribute this template media alert to let media know who is recommended for annual influenza vaccination and why it is important to encourage vaccination.
 Template Media Alert for Non-Medical Organizations

Flu Fact SheetRead and share this fact sheet to learn more about influenza and the importance of vaccination.
 Flu Fact Sheet

CIIC ReportThe report, “Improving Childhood Influenza Immunization Rates To Protect Our Nation’s Children,” highlights the need to improve immunization rates among children of all ages and outlines strategies healthcare professionals and parents can take to improve immunization rates.
 CIIC Report


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