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Public Health - Seattle & King County

SMS Text Messaging for Public Health Communication

Emergency Communication, Health Promotion, and Beyond
Check out our new toolkit: Texting for Public Health: Emergency Communication, Health Promotion, and Beyond.

We present our on-the-ground work and research in text messaging to teach the essential components for developing a texting program for public health organizations that want to send timely, personalized messages to promote and protect health. This toolkit was built in partnership with the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice


Explore our topics:

Plus bullet Why text for Public Health?

Plus bullet How do we get people to opt-in?

Plus bullet Logistics, costs and vendors

Plus bullet What are the legal implications?

Plus bullet Pilot projects

Plus bullet About us

Plus bullet Resources and references

Researchers at Public Health — Seattle & King County are exploring these topics through a grant funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and in collaboration with the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice.