Facebook profile framework promotes vaccines in Nueces County

After receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, citizens are encouraged to take a selfie, update their Facebook profile picture, and add the new personalized health district frame.

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – You can now add a personalized Facebook profile picture frame to your account showing that you received your vaccine in Nueces County.

The framework is part of a new public health campaign on the COVID-19 vaccine, officials from the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District said in a statement.

The # IReceivedTheCOVID19Vaccine The campaign encourages residents to get vaccinated and share with others why they chose to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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After receiving the vaccine, the health district encourages citizens to take a selfie, update their Facebook profile picture, and add the new frame.

“I am delighted that we are promoting vaccinations in creative ways. When people see friends they know and trust getting vaccinated, they are more likely to receive it themselves,” said Mayor Paulette Guajardo.

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How to add the frame on your mobile device:

  • Log in via the Facebook app
  • Access your personal Facebook page
  • Click on your profile picture and click “Select Profile Picture or Video”.
  • Select a photo on your mobile device
  • Click on “Frames”
  • Search for “Nueces County” and select the box “I received the COVID-19 vaccine”
  • Under Say something about your profile picture, enter “# IReceivedTheCOVID19Vaccine because…” and share your reasons
  • Click on “Save”

“The most powerful advice often comes from friends and family, and seeing someone, you know, and being confident in telling them their vaccine story can be just what someone needs to decide on getting the vaccine. Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales said. “I applaud and endorse this creative campaign and look forward to seeing personal stories from the community, which I believe can have a powerful impact and inspire others to take action.”

“Thanks to this campaign, citizens can explain why they have chosen to protect themselves, their families and our community by getting vaccinated,” said Director of Public Health Annette Rodriguez.

For more information on the locations of the walk-in vaccination clinics, visit www.cctexas.com or call 361-826-7200 (select option 2).

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