Social Media and Public Health: How Government Agencies Learn to Interact with the Public

Kerry Shearer - Public Health Social Media/Video/Communications Consultant

June 15, 2011

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to: " Learn why social media use is becoming more prevalent in the use of conveying important public health messages " Describe how social media can be utilized during emergencies " Identify various social media tools including websites, software, and electronic tools " Explain why new media techniques should be part of a communications toolkit " Learn how to develop and use social media for distributing emergency messages and information " Learn how to build a compact in-house web studio

  1. Learn how to incorporate social media into your communications plan

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