Public Service Announcements (PSA) Campaigns
- 2010 Winter Immunization Campaign
- Sid the Science Kid Gets a Flu Shot
- Together We Can All Fight the Flu (TV and Radio)
- Celebrity PSAs
- 2009 Flu Prevention PSA Contest
- PSAs from Congressional Members, Governors, and state officials
Bowl Games PSA (TV). HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius encourages Americans to get their H1N1 flu shot.
Help Keep Indian Country Healthy. Indian Health Services (IHS) Director Dr. Roubideaux and HHS Secretary Sebelius encourage vaccination among tribal nations (TV and Radio). And Actor Wes Studi wants fellow American Indians to Take 3 and Protect the Circle of Life.
Protect Your Family (Radio). These four flu prevention radio PSAs encourage African-Americans, especially those with underlying health conditions, to protect their families by getting vaccinated.
Getting a shot: You can do it! HHS partnered with the Jim Henson Company to produce a full episode of Sid the Science Kid which premiered on October, 2009. Sid and his classmates of the PBS series explore germs, viruses and vaccines just in time for flu season.
The Governor with Sid: Why the flu vaccine? Sid is getting the H1N1 flu shot and wants to know why! These governors help explain why children need to be vaccinated fro the influenza.
Elmo with the Governor. Across the Country, state Governors teamed up with Elmo to help spread the message of flu prevention.
On July 9, 2009, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a video PSA contest on flu prevention. The top ten videos were put to vote on YouTube for the public to select the overall winner.
In these short public service announcements (PSAs), state leaders remind the citizens they serve to take simple steps to protect themselves and their communities from the flu.
Go to our PSAs from Congressional Members, Governors, and state officials’ page and click on your state to find the message from your state leader.