Sample HPV Tweets

A series of tweets -- some just text, some with texts and/or links and/or hash tags -- that providers or practices can use or adapt in their own Twitter feeds.

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Number of HPV Vaccine doses given: Over 57 Million. Number of serious safety concerns identified: 0. http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/Are-Your-Kids-Protected-from-Cancer-Caused-by-HPV.aspx

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You've probably heard about the HPV Vaccine recommendation for girls. Did you know it's also recommended for boys? http://www.chop.edu/system/galleries/download/pdfs/articles/vaccine-education-center/hpv-vaccine-brochure.pdf

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Have lots of questions about the HPV Vaccine? The good folks @ChildrensPhila have lots of answers: http://www.chop.edu/service/vaccine-education-center/prevent-hpv/hpv-questions-answers.html#HPV-vaccine

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“What is HPV and Why Is It a Problem?” The TeensHealth™ web site explains: http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/stds/hpv_vaccine.html

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HPV causes ~8,000 cancers in men each year in the US. We can help you vaccinate your son right now. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/vaccines/hpv.html

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Did you know that the HPV Vaccine protects against 70 percent of the virus types that cause cervical cancer? #VaccinateAgainstCancer

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A series of 3 shots might not sound so great. But it sounds better than genital warts. And a whole lot better than cancer. #vaccineswork

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Here’s a great Parents Magazine piece on “why and when your daughter should get the HPV vaccine”: http://www.parents.com/kids/teens/dating/the-hpv-vaccine/

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The good news: the HPV Vaccine reduced rates of HPV infection. The better news: it worked even better than expected! http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2013/06/19/hpv-rates-down-more-than-expected/

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Raising HPV vaccination rates to at least 80% of teen girls "could prevent 53,000 future cases of cervical cancer." http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/02/10/hpv-vaccine-cancer/5278139/

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Here's a short, moving video from @CDCgov, with a Mom explaining that the "HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du1dnKppn-s

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Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center @ChildrensPhila, on the power and safety of the HPV Vaccine: http://bit.ly/1rfXkZL

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The great Healthcare Triage video series explains the importance of, and debunks some myths about, the HPV Vaccine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJqderdey_I

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Here's a great animated video that explains how the HPV vaccine protects young girls against a "nasty health risk." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mTxhng36nw