Social Media Ambassadors

Welcome to our Social Media Ambassadors site! If you like social media and are passionate about ending heart disease and stroke, this is the volunteer opportunity for you! At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we use social media as an opportunity to share stories, spread messages and raise awareness.  By joining us in our social media efforts, we can engage with more people and ultimately save more lives!

What are we looking for in a social media ambassador?

  • Social media savvy – active on at least one major platform such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, etc.
  • Passionate about helping us further our mission of creating more lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke
  • Willingness to engage on our existing regional pages or share information with your own fans or followers on an ongoing basis

What would I do as a social media ambassador?

  • Engage with us online by sharing or commenting on AHA|ASA social media posts
  • Utilize the library of social media content provided by the AHA|ASA on your own accounts on an ongoing basis
  • Participate in social media events such as Twitter Chats or Facebook campaigns as possible
  • Opportunity to help run social media components at local events. Examples include; selfie stops, social media booths, etc.
  • If this sounds like the right fit for you, we want to hear from you! Fill out the below contact form and don’t forget to follow us on the social media pages in your region!

Quality of Care

We want to educated the public about our quality of care initiatives. Help us spread the word about the importance of quality health care with the below messages and images.

  • Hospitals that display the Heart-Check mark have earned certification or accreditation for treating heart disease or stroke. Does yours? It’s important to know. Learn more at http://www.heart.org/myhealthcare #AHAQuality
  • Being informed is important, especially when it comes to health care. Our easy-to-use map puts information about area hospitals at your fingertips. Find an award-wining hospital near you: http://www.heart.org/myhealthcare #AHAQuality
  • We may not be at your hospital bedside, but we help the people who are. Visit us at http://www.heart.org/myhealthcare #AHAQuality
  • Has your hospital earned a place on our award list? Search our interactive map. www.heart.org/myhealthcare #AHAQuality
  • When med professionals apply the latest evidence-based treatment guidelines, patient outcomes improve.  www.heart.org/myhealthcare #AHAQuality
  • Over 720K #heartattacks occur each yr but many are not treated in time. We’re working to change that. http://www.heart.org/myhealthcare #AHAQuality
  • Traveling during the holidays? Be sure to know where the nearest award winning hospitals are on our quality map. http://bit.ly/1couBOf

Welcome

Welcome to the Social Media Site of the Founders Affiliate! Here you’ll find a listing of our regional and local social media presences as well as shareable social media messaging that will help us achieve our mission together.  We encourage you to like, follow or connect with us to receive information on local events, health tips and breaking AHA|ASA news.

If you’re interested in helping us further our mission of building more lives free of heart disease and stroke, we welcome you to share our content and messaging. The more people who share our stories and messaging, the more lives we can touch. Visit our social media ambassador page or simply share the messaging that interests you from our content tab.

Go Red Social Media Content

You know heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women. You know it’s time to fight back. And now it’s time to share your knowledge with others. Together, we have the power to save our lives.

TURN YOUR PROFILE RED
Support Go Red For Women by updating your profile picture. Follow these easy steps to turn your profile picture red! https://twibbon.com/Support/go-red-wear-red

SUGGESTED MESSAGING & CONTENT
Share our suggested social media content below and help educate the women in your life about the power of Go Red! Don’t forget to include your local Go Red Hashtags: http://socialmediafda.org/go-red-hashtags/ 

  • Let’s unite to prevent heart disease and stroke in women on National Wear Red Day, February 5th! Learn how you can get involved at www.GoRedForWomen.org/WearRedDay
  • 1 in 3 women will die of heart disease and stroke. Yet it’s 80% preventable with the right education and lifestyle changes. Learn what you can do at www.goredforwomen.org .
  • What are the symptoms of a heart attack? Mistaking them for ‘nothing’ could cost you your life. 
  • Remembering these 3 steps can make a difference when experiencing a heart attack
  • FACT: Cardiovascular diseases and stroke kill approximately one woman every 80 seconds but with proper education and lifestyle changes it is largely preventable. https://www.goredforwomen.org/home/live-healthy/prevent-heart-disease/
  • Maintaining a healthy weight can help you prevent heart disease. Learn more about portion sizes to help you maintain a healthy weight. 
  • When was the last time you made a discovery about your family’s history of heart health? Explore your family tree: 

Right click to save one of the suggested images below. Then upload to your social media platforms!

Stroke Awareness

Did you know that stroke is the No. 5 leading cause of death in the United States? Help us change this statistic by raising awareness! Share the below messages and images on your social accounts. Simply right click to save and share the below photos.

Facebook:

  • May is American Stroke Month. One in three Americans can’t recall the warning signs of a stroke. Know this, so you’re not one of them: http://bit.ly/OG6WAC #StrokeMonth
  • Why is American Stroke Month so important? Consider these facts and learn how you can save a life! http://bit.ly/OG6WAC
  • If one of your loved ones was suffering a stroke, would you know the signs and symptoms? Learn the F.A.S.T signs so you’re ready to respond. http://bit.ly/OG6WAC
  • Anyone can have a stroke. That’s why it’s so important for everyone to be ready. Take the stroke quiz to prepare yourself to save a life! http://strokequizapp.heart.org/
  • Did you know that 80% of strokes are preventable. While some strokes are hereditary or a function of natural processes, many result from a person’s lifestyle. Learn your risk factor today! http://bit.ly/1baCRUR

Twitter: 

  • Know the signs and symptoms of stroke so you can save a life: http://bit.ly/OG6WAC #StrokeMonth
  • May is American Stroke Month. Consider these facts and help save a life! 
  • Anyone can have a stroke and everyone should be ready to respond. 
  • Anyone can have a stroke. Take the stroke quiz to prepare yourself to save a life. http://strokequizapp.heart.org/
  • 80% of strokes are preventable. Learn your risk factor today!