Iowa Healthiest State - Events


The Healthiest State Initiative holds several events throughout the year to engage community contributors and leaders in constructive conversation to improve the health and well-being of Iowans. See what we’re up to:

  • Calendar


    See all of the Healthiest State Initiative events including registration for our upcoming Make It OK ambassador trainings plus endorsed events.

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  • Annual Walk

    Annual Walk

    The Annual Walk is an opportunity to join thousands of other Iowans statewide in walking for 30 minutes on October 6.

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  • Healthiest State Month

    Healthiest State Month

    It's all about 5-2-1-0 in October! October is Healthiest State Month and there are a number of ways for you to participate.

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  • 5-2-1-0 Summit

    5-2-1-0 Summit

    Learn how to adopt strategies to support the healthy choice as the easy choice in your sector. The 2021 5-2-1-0 Summit will be October 28.

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  • Awards


    Healthiest State Annual Awards finalists will be announced in January 2022 and winners will be honored in a virtual ceremony in February 2022.

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  • Healthiest State Annual Conference

    Healthiest State Annual Conference

    Join us virtually on April 29 for the 2021 Healthiest State Annual Conference.

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  • Request an Endorsement

    Request an Endorsement

    If your own event is aimed at improving the health and well-being of Iowans in your community, apply to use our seal of approval.

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