In the Know: Social Media for Public Health

The CDC’s National Prevention Information Network presents a series of six
free webcasts on social medial. Each webcast in this series focuses on a
different social media channel that you can use to help deliver your health
message to the public. They provide basic information, tips, and hints
for how to use them to meet your needs.

The webcasts will be archived so that users can view them later as well
as attend live. The Twitter webcast which occurred on February 19 is now
available as a recording and on SlideShare. The next webcast, scheduled
for March 12, will discuss LinkedIn and SlideShare. Other social media
channels to be discusses include gaming, mobile, Facebook, image sharing,
Google, YouTube, measurement, and evaluation.

The schedule for these webcasts as well as registration information is available here.

The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the U.S.
reference and referral service for information on HIV/AIDS, viral
hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB).