Children's Environmental Health


Social Media Workgroup


The Children's Environmental Social Media Workgroup seeks to:

  • Create and enhance capacity across the Children’s Environmental Health Centers (CEHC) and Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU) network for utilizing social media platforms for community outreach and education

  • Increase engagement across the CEHC/PEHSU network

  • Increase reach and engagement of CEHC/PEHSU network with target communities and the general public.

The Social Media Workgroup consists of collaborators from the Emory University, the University of Southern California and the University of Illinois.

Scroll down to find social media posts that are ready to disseminate on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as well as resources from our workshop on social media use for public health communication. The majority of our content was derived from the NIEHS/EPA Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers Impact Report.


Explore Our Content

Instructions for utilizing our content on your social media platforms can be found here.

Our content has been organized by the following topics. Click on a topic to access the posts. 

Learn More

Below you will find resources from our Children’s Environmental Health Social Media Workshop. This workshop covered a number of ways to incorporate social media, an increasingly important outreach tool in public heath, into your community outreach and translation work. In the workshop archive you will find information on the use of social media for public health communication for all levels of users.

Workshop Resources

If you would like to receive updated content from our group and get information about social media webinars and additional resources please fill out our listerv registration form.

For additional questions or assistance please contact any of the CEH Social Media Workgroup Team Members

Wendy Gutschow, SC-CEHC at University of Southern California

Brenda Koester, Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Nathan Mutic, C-CHEM2 at Emory University, Southeast PEHSU

Roxana Chicas, C-CHEM2 at Emory University

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This work was supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and US Environmental Protection Agency
  1. USC: NIEHS P01ES022845, EPA 83544101
  2. Emory: NIEHS P50ES026071, EPA:83615301
  3. Illinois: NIEHS P01ES022848, EPA83543401