This unique partnership, aimed at soccer fans throughout North America, includes important flu prevention messaging at all nationally broadcast games between October and December 2014.
Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 15, 2014
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and Major League Soccer (MLS) have partnered to raise awareness about the prevention and treatment of influenza (flu).
This unique partnership, aimed at soccer fans throughout North America, includes important flu messaging at all nationally broadcast games between October and December 2014. Fans attending the games as well as those viewing at home will see messaging reminding them to get their annual flu vaccine and visit nfid.org/mls to learn more about how to fight flu.
On Saturday, October 18, 2014, the NFID Flu Bugs will be distributing free copies of the “Are You a Flu Fighter?” coloring book and other educational materials at the Fan Fest prior to the DC United home match versus Chicago Fire, beginning at 4:00 PM ET at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. Additional information including a link to purchase tickets is available at nfid.org/soccer.
Fans are encouraged to watch the 2014 MLS Cup on December 7, 2014 featuring the NFID public service announcement, “Freddie the Flu Detective.”
About the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1973 dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about the causes, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases across the lifespan.