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Get the recognition your community deserves!

Make this the year your community takes its place alongside the West Virginia Healthy People Healthy Places community champions!

Each year, leaders like you take the time to apply. Apply for recognition and share the amazing ways your community comes together, creates opportunities, and improves the health of your neighbors.

Register to apply for your community by October 7th and …

  • Get help getting all the points you deserve!
    We want to see each community get the best score possible. Communities must apply by the cut-off of October XX. By doing so, you and your team will get ongoing support and advice for successfully completing the application from the WVHPHP team, other community leaders, and subject matter experts via regular zoom Q&A sessions.
  • Get Actionable Advice
    Each community that applies will get a report card with feedback, expert advice, and links to resources to help them sustain and grow their efforts.
  • Get called out for going above and beyond!
    In addition to the Gold, Silver, and Bronze scoring recognitions, this year we are introducing special recognitions for communities that are making significant impacts in specific areas like health equity, trail access, healthy food systems, and more!

How to Apply:

  1. Click the Apply Now button below to sign up for access to the application
  2. Build your local team
  3. Get helpful technical support
  4. Tell your story
  5. Celebrate your community!

Important 2021 dates:

Application Access opens: September 7th
Application Access Closes: October 10th
Applications Due: November 7th

Local news covering a healthy cooking demonstration at the Martinsburg Farmers Market

Check out the FAQs or Contact Us to learn more.

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