New Media

#SomosSocial: Bilingual Twitter Chats—How to Do Them Effectively

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Editor’s Note: Twitter Chats are a way to engage with your audience members on Twitter, in real-time. On January 5th, and others participated in a #SaludTues Twitter chat discussing the importance of Latino Americans obtaining health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Looking for more information about Twitter chats? Check out other blog…

State of the Union & Digital Tools

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Every Tuesday, we blog about how to use social media tools. Yesterday, we cross-posted White House blogs on how they are using social media tools to extend the reach of their work and make it possible for people across the U.S. to connect and engage in policy discussions, including those around the State of the Union address….

We’re on Snapchat: Add WhiteHouse


Editor’s Note: We were thrilled to hear that the White House is on Snapchat (and just in time for the State of the Union tonight). If you would like information on using new and emerging tools, like Snapchat, sign up for a Virtual Office Hours session where someone from our social media team can answer…

Making it Accessible: A State of the Union that Everyone Can Experience


With every State of the Union address, we have found new ways to share the President’s speech with the American people. Since this is his last one, we want to make sure that everyone can connect and engage with his address. That’s why we’ve worked hard to make sure that this is accessible in every…

Slides Now Available! 2015 APHA Special Session: The Changing Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis – Hepatitis C Emerging Trends and Disparities


In November at the 143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, OHAIDP facilitated a special session, “The Changing Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis – Hepatitis C Emerging Trends and Disparities.” Michelle Moses-Eisenstein, MPH, the session organizer and moderator, opened the 90-minute Special Epidemiology session and introduced the speakers. Scott Holmberg, MD, MPH, Chief,…

The Year in Review: 2015 Digital Highlights and Insights

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We’re five days into 2016, and, like many of you, we are reflecting on the the past year while planning for the year to come. It’s been nearly 10 years since we first launched Eight years have passed since we started this blog and sent our first tweet. In social media years, that makes…

Make a Resolution to Learn More about the Affordable Care Act: Upcoming Webinars


The 2016 Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period runs until the end of January, and across the country Americans are enrolling in affordable, quality health care coverage. Several upcoming webinars will highlight the open enrollment period and how to engage individuals at risk for and living with HIV, as well as other populations: Affordable Care Act…

NIH Image Gallery Now on Flickr

NIH Image Gallery

Editor’s Note: Our first new media blog of 2015 emphasized the value of “keeping it visual.” So for our final new media post for the year, we share with you an image gallery from the National Institutes of Health that can help enhance your digital content. Looking for health or science related images? The National Institutes…