Social Media: Hurricanes
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Poster: “Be Ready Before and After Hurricanes”
This graphic includes important tips on being ready before and after a hurricane or tropical storm.
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Buttons and Badges
Buttons and badges share health messages and information about campaigns and causes online. These graphic elements can be posted to any web site, blog, social networking profile, or email signature and link users to more information.
- Copy this code for the Hurricane button:
Electronic greeting cards, or eCards, are in inexpensive and effective way to encourage healthy behavior and communicate health messages to individuals. Send a colorful greeting with a personal message to someone today!
Public Health Matters Blogs
First there were Zombies; then came Hurricanes
CDC and FEMA are busy preparing for the upcoming hurricane season, and now that you've taken the necessary precautions to prepare for a zombie apocalypse, you can start preparing for hurricane season, too. In recognition of Hurricane Preparedness Week, we want to remind you of some simple steps you can take. The same steps that we described in our zombie post (get a kit, make a plan, be informed) are key to getting prepared for a hurricane as well.
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Test Your Knowledge: Hurricanes
Hurricane season spans six months (June 1 – November 30), so to get you in the right frame of mind and ready for anything Mother Nature has in store, we decided to post some hurricane trivia (you can also wow your friends will all your storm knowledge at the next dinner party).
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Widgets are applications that anyone can display on their website or blog. These widgets are automatically updated to display featured content, so you always have up-to-date, credible health and safety content.
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CDC on Twitter
CDC Emergency Twitter Feed
- The CDC Emergency Twitter feed provides emergency preparedness and response information. Twitter is an online micro-blogging and social networking Web site that is used to provide information, commentary and descriptions of events and highlight certain audio or video content. Twitter users send updates, or "tweets," that are 140 characters or less in length. Individual users can "follow" another users' updates.
RSS on EPR
Subscribe to RSS updates for ongoing news related to the CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response. News and alerts will be delivered directly to your RSS reader when you sign-up.
CDC Content Syndication
- CDC has developed content syndication pages, which are technical applications that allow CDC partners to display CDC health and safety information about radiation and health on their own Web sites. The content is automatically updated in real-time, so that when CDC updates the information, the changes are automatically made on the partner’s Web site.
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CDC Email Updates
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is happy to offer a free email subscription service, which allows CDC.gov users to receive alerts by e-mail when new information is available. With a subscription profile, you get the updated information on the items of interest to you automatically without having to return to the Web site and check for changes.
- This is a free service provided by the CDC. Your email address will only be used to deliver the requested information or to give you access to your user profile.
- Email Updates available include:
- • What’s New on the Emergency Preparedness & Response Website
- • Recent Outbreaks & Incidents
- • What’s New on the Radiation Emergencies Website
- • What’s New on the Public Health Matters Blog
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Additional CDC Social Media Content