$1.5 million for an innovative, equitable solution to improve the health of our community

Why the Healthy Allegheny Challenge?

The Plan for a Healthier Allegheny is Allegheny County’s roadmap for improving health for all residents. Great progress has been made to improve the health of communities; however, there is still much to be done to make Allegheny County the healthiest county in the nation.

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432 people died from accidental overdose in Allegheny County in 2018; this is down over 30% from 2017

 

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Five Priority Areas

Access

Identify and address gaps in and barriers to accessible and affordable, person-centered, high-quality health care.

Chronic Disease Risk Behaviors

Decrease preventable chronic disease by assuring access to resources, knowledge, and opportunities for residents to adopt healthy behaviors.

Environment

Enhance quality of life by reducing pollution and other environmental hazards using coordinated, data-driven interventions.

Maternal and Child Health

Reduce morbidity and mortality by improving the health and quality of life of women, infants, children, caretakers, and their families, especially in vulnerable communities.

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Reduce mortality and morbidity related to mental health and substance use disorders.

How to Participate

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Step 1

Register

 

Does your organization have a proposal to transform the health of communities in Allegheny County? If so, first register for the Healthy Allegheny Challenge no later than Thursday, October, 17, 2019, at 5:00 PM Eastern.

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Register

 

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Apply

 

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Get Feedback

 

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Receive an Award

 

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Are you ready to address public health in Allegheny County?

Join us in improving the health of our community.
Submit your proposal today. Registration has closed.