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Communication Templates, Tools, and Resources

Easy to use templates and tools to customize for parents/guardians and colleagues with companion images to share on social media: 

Freddie the Flu Detective PSA

          Share this PSA with teachers, parents, and students

          Embed the PSA on your site with the following code: <iframe src="" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe>

Ready-to-Use Newsletter/Website and Social Media Content

          Newsletter & Website Content

          Social Media Sample Posts

On-Demand Publications (CDC): Order or download free fact sheets, posters and educational materials

Social Media Graphics

Download the full toolkit, including ready-to-use content and social media graphics


Keep Flu Out of School (KFOS) EToolkit

Download toolkit of resources from the Keep Flu Out of School (KFOS) program along with a companion guide. Materials include downloadable fact sheets, communication templates, and activities designed to improve communications between schools/school nurses and parents/guardians.

CDC Digital Media Tookit: 2016-17 Flu Season

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guide including sample social media, newsletter content, website badges, and other online resources.

Fighting the Flu Happens at School

National Association of School Nurses (NASN): A month-to-month seasonal influenza awareness campaign

Keep Flu Out of School Social Media & Communications Content (2016-17 Season)

Keep Flu Out of School (KFOS): Download the communications toolkit with sample tweets/facebook status updates on flu and flu prevention in school (graphics included)

Letter Home (English)

Sample parent/guardian letter for the flu season

Letter Home (Spanish)

Sample parent/guardian letter for the flu season

Preparing for the Flu: A Communication Toolkit for Schools (Grades K-12)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Toolkit developed to provide basic information and communication resources to help school administrators, including FAQs, fact sheets, and template letters

Sample Letter to the Principal: Participation in KFOS Program

Sample Social Media Calendar

Share these ready-to-use status updates on Twitter and Facebook

Tips for Teachers