Annual Awards

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Applications are closed!

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Healthiest State Annual Awards!

2020 Annual Award applications closed on October 30, 2020. Finalists will be announced in January 2021 and winners will be announced in February 2021. 

We look forward to honoring finalists and winners in the following categories:

WORKPLACE

Nominate a business (includes for-profit, nonprofit, government or colleges/universities) for implementing changes that improve the well-being of the employees. Awards will be categorized based on the number of employees at your workplace.

EDUCATION, presented by HealthPartners UnityPoint Health 

K-12 schools, public or private

Nominate a K-12 school (private or public) that has implemented policy, system and environmental changes that have improved the overall well-being of the teachers, staff and students!

OUT-OF-SCHOOL

after-school program, day camp, youth recreational clubs

Nominate an out-of-school program (after-school program, day camp, youth recreational clubs) that has implemented policy, system and environmental changes that have improved the overall well-being participants! 

EARLY CARE, presented by Nemours 

child care centers, preschools, in-home day care

Nominate an early care provider (child care center, preschool, in-home day care) that has implemented policy, system and environmental changes that have improved the overall well-being of the students and staff!

Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark Community Award

Is your community helping citizens lead healthy lives? If yes, learn how to showcase the amazing work that's been accomplished. Learn more about Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark here.

INDIVIDUAL IMPACT

Do you know an individual who has sparked change and/or is using innovative approaches at the local level to improve the physical, social or emotional well-being of Iowans? Nominate them!


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2020 AWARD WINNERS

Check in with our 2020 Healthiest State Award winners who were honored back in February. Each received a monetary award to continue their efforts to create healthier environments for their students, employees and fellow citizens. See how they spent their prize funds!


Thank you to our sponsors: 

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