Congratulations to our Interim Award Winners!

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The Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge recognizes 10 finalists and five honorable mentions for the interim awards. These awards highlight multiple success stories as we reach the midway point in the Challenge.

Our 10 finalists: Bridgeport, Connecticut; Camden, New Jersey; Chatham County, North Carolina; Danville, Virginia; Leon County, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; Miami, Florida; Thurston County, Washington; and Waco-McLennan County, Texas.   

Our honorable mentions: Baltimore, Maryland; Chester County, Pennsylvania; Durham and Cabarrus County, North Carolina; Jersey City, New Jersey; and St. Petersburg, Florida

These winners have shown tremendous ability to engage their community and establish new partnerships that have improved their community health and serve as a platform for sharing best practices for others.

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All HealthyCommunity50 projects have made incredible progress for their communities. Check out our map page to learn more about how our HealthyCommunity50 are improving health in the areas of healthy behaviors, community safety, built environment, social/economic factors and environmental exposures.

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HC50 Learning Network

HealthyCommunity50 finalists can log into the Learning Network to join discussions, connect with fellow finalists, get inspiration and cheer each other on!