Steps to Success 

Congratulations on taking a step to making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation!

Becoming a 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Registered Site is free and easy. The process gives your site an opportunity to evaluate your policies, systems and environment to support a healthy lifestyle.

In addition, registering gives your site access to exclusive resources, recognition and technical assistance:

  • Exclusive newsletter
  • Free resources to start or enhance an existing workplacewellness initiative
  • Connect with other sectors in your community (schools, health care clinics, workplaces, etc.) to share a common message
  • Participate in a statewide initiative to exchange knowledge and share tools, ideas, and strategies to create healthy environments
  • Receive the following recognition for your commitment to making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation:
    • Listed on the Healthiest State Initiative’s 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! website and online map
    • Identified as a site focused on supporting  overall health and well-being at statewide events
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    • Opportunity to apply for Healthiest State Initiative’s annual award

For Community

All sizes of communities including rural and urban 

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For Workplace

All sizes of workplaces including for-profit, nonprofit and government 

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For School

Public or private Pre-K through 12 grade schools

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For Early Care