Cedar Falls and Waterloo were presented a Healthy HometownSM POWERED BY Wellmark award at the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative Bringing it Home conference on November 1, 2016. The award recognizes the Cedar Valley for their dedication and accomplishments toward meaningful health improvement initiatives in their community.
Some noteworthy achievements in Cedar Falls include:
More information about the Healthy Hometown program, including the assessment and resources, is available at: www.iowahealthieststate.com. The Healthiest State Initiative is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization driven by the goal to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. By engaging worksites, communities, schools, retail food, organizations, institutions and individuals, we can inspire Iowans and their communities to improve their health and happiness, and ultimately achieve our goal.
Pictured in the image with the Governor and Lt. Governor is Mayor Jon Crews and Sue Beach.