Health advice is easy to find on Twitter, but the trick is getting verified, local information you can use.
Hoodline analyzed the city's past week on Twitter, focusing on users that are dedicated to issues of health. Our goal? To uncover and share the things that inspired your social media discussions around those topics.
Here are some of last week's can't-miss tweets on the topic of public health in San Diego.
The city experienced about the same volume of Twitter conversations about health last week compared with the previous week.
One that got attention was this tweet by @AztecHealth:
SDSU MenB Clinic this Tues and April 23 from 11 am- 4 pm at Calpulli Center. SDSU undergraduate students 23 & under are eligible for free MenB vaccine - 1st & 2nd dose. Bring RedID & government issued ID. https://t.co/1e6KRcHLKj— SDSU Well-being & Health Promotion (@AztecHealth)
That proved popular, with eight local retweets and 17 total retweets, quotes and favorites.
On Wednesday, @ucsdbiosciences tweeted:
UC San Diego Biology Professor Jens Lykke-Andersen was honored at the 45th Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Awards for excellence in graduate teaching. Congratulations! https://t.co/P2TywMu3LH https://t.co/i6i85FMlVt via @YouTube— UCSD BioSciences (@ucsdbiosciences)
In all, the tweet received six local retweets and 13 total retweets, quotes and favorites.
There was also this Wednesday tweet from @sharphealthcare:
Saturday is National Drug #TakeBackDay. Here are 2 ways to safely dispose of medications and including a drop-off from 10am - 2pm at Sharp's corporate headquarters in Kearny Mesa or in Chula Vista at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. ➔ https://t.co/uajsoBh5ST https://t.co/YS4l4X7zZA— Sharp HealthCare (@sharphealthcare)
Twitter users gave it six local retweets and 12 total retweets, quotes and favorites.
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San Diego saw essentially the same volume of Twitter conversations around parks last week compared with the past week.
One popular one was this tweet from @sandiegoparks:
Please join us for the Waterfront Park's 5-year anniversary from 3 to 10 p.m. on Friday, May 10. All ages welcome. Featuring Hullabaloo, Frankie J, FlashPants & Fleetwood Max plus games, inflatables, and crafts and food trucks. And a silent disco! https://t.co/MLqv9ZSSA2 https://t.co/3r0DlLWGrj— San Diego Parks (@sandiegoparks)
The tweet got some attention, with eight local retweets and 11 total retweets, quotes and favorites.
Hoodline collected the most significant tweets on the topic of bikes and riding from the city last week.
San Diego had approximately the same volume of Twitter conversations around bikes last week compared to the week before.
@NicoleBurgess23 tweeted this Saturday:
Curious - Who’s riding tomorrow? A wonderful opportunity for a great project by @SANDAG Orange Avenue Bikeway #ConnectingCommunities #SRTS @BikeSD @sdclimateaction @nathanfletcher @ChrisWardD3 @GrandaAdrian @goodbushSD @hblackson @randyvanvleck @midcitycan https://t.co/n7Vgq6eaIv— Nicole Burgess (@NicoleBurgess23)
The tweet got some attention, with five local retweets, five local quotes and 16 total retweets, quotes and favorites.
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