Healing Starts Here
The purpose of this campaign is to educate Baltimore County residents, community partners, and other stakeholders on the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine. We also aim to engage our audiences in fact-based conversations that encourage eligible individuals to get vaccinated when supplies are available.
This social media toolkit contains information and resources designed for you to use to help promote the Healing Starts Here COVID-19 Vaccine campaign message on your social media accounts. It includes sample messaging for posts, suggested actions, downloadable graphics and hashtags for use on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
How to Use This Toolkit
Copy and paste, or adapt this messaging and share it directly with your audiences via social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.), email marketing, and other appropriate communications tools.
Use the hashtags #HealingStartsHere and #CancelCovid on social media to share your positive experiences with getting vaccinated and encourage your neighbors or partners to follow suit.
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Sample Social Media Content
These messages can be shared with your social media communities on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Tip: Include an image or personal video with your posts. Audiences are more likely to see and engage with content that has a visual element. Browse our campaign graphics.
Vaccines are one of the safest tools we can use to protect ourselves and loved ones against serious illnesses, like Covid-19. Register today to get vaccinated as soon as supplies are available. www.baltimorecountymd.gov/vaccine #CancelCovid #HealingStartsHere
This past year has been extremely hard for so many people. In order to get back to normal, we must use every tool available to us, including vaccination. Have you registered to get yours? www.baltimorecountymd.gov/vaccine #CancelCovid #HealingStartsHere
To beat #Covid we must stand together! The more people who get vaccinated, the higher our chances of restoring our communities. Every person counts. Sign up TODAY! www.baltimorecountymd.gov/vaccine #CancelCovid #HealingStartsHere
Baltimore County has made it easy for residents to sign up to receive the vaccine. Visit www.baltimorecountymd.gov/vaccine to add your name to the registry. As supplies become available you will be contacted for an appointment. #CancelCovid #HealingStartsHere
Getting vaccinated is the responsible thing to do. It keeps us from getting sick and from infecting our loved ones, neighbors, coworkers and friends. Do your part and sign up for the vaccine registry: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/vaccine #CancelCovid #HealingStartsHere
It is natural to be nervous about the #covidvaccine, but make sure you know the facts, and don’t listen to conspiracy theories. This vaccine is safe and our best chance to #CancelCovid. #HealingStartsHere
This deadly #pandemic has taken too much from us, from loved ones to time with friends to financial security. Let's fight this thing with all of our might, starting with getting #vaccinated. #CancelCovid #HealingStartsHere
Tip: Including a personal photo of you, masked up, before or after your got your dose would be a great asset to posts like these.
#IGotVaccinated because living alone and working from home, with limited contact with other people for nearly a year, has taken a toll on my #mentalhealth. I want to rejoin the society, but I needed to do so safely. #HealingStartsHere
It was important for my family and I to get the #covidvaccine because my children learn best when they are in the school with their teachers and peers. Now I worry less that they will get sick, or get others sick. #HealingStartsHere
Adapt these messages to help you share your personal experience. Tell your audiences anecdotes like how you felt after your shots, what encouraged you to make this decision, or how your life has changed positively since getting vaccinated.
Tip: Including a personal photo of you, masked up, with family members you mentioned or in the environment you described would be a great asset for posts like these.
#ImVaccinated because [insert personal story]
Example: #ImVaccinated because doctors and health professionals I trust explained to me how safe and effective vaccines are; and they shared with me their experiences with taking it. I believed them because I know they have my best interest at heart.
#IGotVaccinated to protect [insert personal story naming loved ones or neighbors]
Use the following hashtags to add your opinions and experiences to this larger conversations surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. #CancelCovid and #HealingStartsHere are tracked by this campaign, using the others will help you to engage with other people who have similar interest in this topic. Consider using them all—you never know who you may inspire.
Facebook Profile Picture Frame
Show your support for the COVID-19 vaccine by adding a frame to your Facebook profile picture.
From your Facebook profile, click the gray camera icon at the bottom right of your profile picture.
- Select “Add Frame.”
- Search “BaltCo COVID-19 Vaccine.”
- Choose the #CancelCovid profile frame.
- Click “Use as Profile Picture.”
The images below are thumbnails of larger images with optimal dimensions for their specific social media platforms. Images are available in both English and Spanish.
Be sure to expand the image thumbnails before downloading. To download or save an image, first select the thumbnail and the image will expand to its true, downloadable size.
- If you are using a smart phone: Press and hold the image and save to your image gallery or specified file folder.
- If you are using a desktop PC or laptop: Right-click and select "Save As" to save the image to your specified file location.