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Sept. 26: Zika Topic of the Week

9/26/2016

Prepare Yourself for Zika
You can take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones from Zika.
Download the CDC Zika Widget for your website:
• English: http://www.cdc.gov/widgets/zika/index.html  
• Spanish: http://www.cdc.gov/widgets/zikaspanish/index.html  

Sample social media to help spread the word:

Facebook
• Are you a parent? Spray insect repellent onto your hands and then apply to your child’s face to help prevent #Zika. Get more tips for using insect repellent with babies and children: http://ow.ly/4JAt3043jAq  #NatlPrep
• Keep #mosquitoes outside! Use screens on windows and doors. Make sure to repair any holes in the screens. Get more tips to #prepare your home for Zika: http://ow.ly/4JAt3043jAq  #NatlPrep
• #Mosquitoes lay their eggs near water. Once a week, empty and scrub, turn over, cover, or throw out items that hold water: http://ow.ly/4JAt3043jAq  #NatlPrep
• Get #Zika updates for your next destination via text message. Text PLAN to 855-255-5606 to sign up! http://ow.ly/OZ3H3043yrR  #NatlPrep

Twitter
• Returning from an area w/ #Zika? Prevent mosquito bites for 3 weeks after your trip. http://ow.ly/UVHX3043kON  #NatlPrep
• #Prepare for your trip. Check travel notices to get #Zika info for your destination http://ow.ly/UVHX3043kON  #NatlPrep
• Mosquitoes that spread #Zika bite during the day & night. Avoid mosquito bites! http://ow.ly/4JAt3043jAq  #NatlPrep
• Build a #Zika Prevention Kit to #prepare yourself for Zika! Learn the items to include: http://ow.ly/JK9P3043KNI  #NatlPrep

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