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Family Health History Social Media Campaign

Event Details

November is Family Health History Awareness Month! To celebrate, the National Human Genome Research Institute will host several engagement events over social media on Wednesday, November 17. We encourage you and your organizations to join in and help amplify our Institute’s mission to increase genomic literacy and family health history awareness.


All times are in Eastern.

How to Participate

Follow us on Twitter

Join us on Twitter on Wednesday, November 17, when NHGRI will share several resources, content, professional spotlights and more to celebrate Family Health History Day 2021. We encourage you to share Family Health content and resources from your organization’s Twitter page using #FamilyHealthDay2021.

Follow us on Facebook

Click on the circular profile picture of our Facebook account to view a story about a person whose health benefitted from their proactive family health history journey.

Host events through your organization

To raise awareness of how family health history improves the health and well-being of individuals and their families, consider hosting a webinar, Twitter chat or other event through your organization. Post announcements on Twitter using #FamilyHealthDay2021 for others to find and retweet your event!

Last updated: November 10, 2021