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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  • Awards


    Healthiest State Annual Virtual Awards finalists will be announced in January 2021 and winners will be announced in February 2021.

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  • Healthiest State Month

    Healthiest State Month

    Celebrate Healthiest State Month with us! October is Healthiest State Month and there are a number of ways for you to participate.

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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 the first Wednesday of October.

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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.

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  • Healthiest State Annual Conference

    Healthiest State Annual Conference

    The 2020 Annual Conference, originally scheduled for May 19, has been cancelled. Check back for information regarding the 2021 Conference in Spring 2021.

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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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