Million Hearts™ recently launched an educational program—Team Up. Pressure Down —to help pharmacists talk to consumers about blood pressure control. Animated videos and custom Facebook tabs provide a targeted method for reaching both audiences.
HHS created a virtual location for the 3rd annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention summit via live stream, Twitter, and Facebook–allowing a continuation of the dialogue started during the event.
Studies of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and the Haiti cholera outbreak demonstrated that social media trends can indicate disease outbreak more quickly than traditional surveillance methods. Early identification of an outbreak allows health officials to respond quickly to protect communities.