Cedar Rapids Blue Zones Project


Calling all Cedar Rapids residents!

Join local leaders in making Cedar Rapids one of the healthiest places to live! We are working towards improving the health of all Cedar Rapids residents and applying to be one of 10 Iowa communities chosen to join the Blue Zone Project!

What's a Blue Zone you ask?

"Blue Zones Project is a collaboration between Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Healthways to help make Iowa #1 in the nation for well-being as measured by the Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index®. As a significant part of Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative, it will bring the secrets of the healthiest, happiest, and longest-living cultures in the world to 10 Iowa communities as well as related tools and information for all Iowans."

Find more Blue Zones info here! http://www.youtube.com/user/BlueZonesProject?feature=mhee#p/a/u/1/I-theXbRVt4

Want to get involved? Here's how!

1. Pledge your support to help make Cedar Rapids a Blue Zone at http://www.bluezonesproject.com/blue-zones-my-town Pass this link on to your friends, neighbors, coworkers, etc. and ask them to join us!

2. Donate your time and expertise to the Blue Zone Cedar Rapids Steering Committee! Please contact us if you and/or your business, organization, club, or neighborhood would like to get involved. In the coming months, we'll be working to prepare our Blue Zone application and will need help with promotion, fundraising, and community engagement.