Course Outcome
HS315-4: Create strategies to promote health within a community.
For this assignment you will be creating a social media plan to inform the public about a current health problem.
First, click here to download a copy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Social Media Toolkit.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). Social Media Toolkit. Retrieved from
Next, choose a population health issue that is currently affecting your community or state, the United States, or has become a global health issue. Using the information from the toolkit, create a social media plan to inform the public of the health issue you chose. Be sure to:

  1. Describe your target audience.
  2. Choose at least 3 ways social media will be used to reach the target audience.
  3. Briefly describe the content that will be included for each of your 3 or more social media outlets.
  4. List at least one pro and one con for using social media to inform the public about the health issue you chose.


  • The social media plan should be at least 500 words in length.
  • There should be a minimum of three credible references used, which should be listed in APA format.
  • Go to Academic Tools for assistance with writing and APA.