health infographic competition - Interact for Health

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Interact for Health and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky are looking for creative and original infographics to describe important health issues in our region.

Submissions must focus on health issues affecting Kentucky, Ohio or regions within either state. Entrants are strongly encouraged to focus on the areas of interest of one or both organizations. Interact for Health promotes health in the areas of healthy eating, active living, mental and emotional well-being, and healthy choices about substance use. The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky focuses on improving the health of Kentucky’s children and making public policy more responsive.

An infographic is a visual representation of information that can be used to tell a story or make a point that is more compelling than words or data alone.

PRIZES First Place Second Place Third Place Student First Place Student Second Place

$1,000 $250 Recognition Award $250 Recognition Award

Entries must use data collected or sponsored by one or both organizations. All sources must be cited. Examples of possible submissions include but are not limited to: • Heroin use and prescription drug misuse in Northern Kentucky • How education, poverty, race and/or age affect health in Greater Cincinnati • Policy options to promote physical activity and healthy eating in Kentucky schools • Shifts in how Ohioans rate their own mental and emotional well-being

DATA SOURCES Any data available at the sources below qualify for inclusion: • • Data and publications section of www. • Data and reports section of

Entries may be submitted by an individual or a group. If a group submission wins an award, the cash prize will be split among group members. For the student award, all members of a group must be enrolled as part- or full-time students to be eligible

SCHEDULE Submissions due

Sept. 28, 2015


Semifinalists named

• Kentucky or Ohio Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) • Health-focused data about Ohio or Kentucky at

Public voting (Facebook) Oct. 7-16, 2015

DEADLINE Email submissions to [email protected] as a high-resolution PDF no later than Sept. 28, 2015. Infographics must be no larger than 24 inches by 36 inches. In your email, please indicate if you are a student. Posters will be printed and displayed at the Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio forum on Oct. 29, 2015. All participants will be asked to give the organizations permission to display their work electronically and in print form in perpetuity. Finalists will be notified by Oct. 22, 2015, and winners will be chosen by a combination of Facebook voting, professional panel review and audience voting at the forum.

Oct. 7, 2015

Finalists named

Oct. 22, 2015

Winners announced

Oct. 29, 2015

QUESTIONS For questions about data eligibility or contest rules, contact Kelley Adcock at [email protected]

DATA! FORUM Join us Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT for the Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio forum at the NKU METS Center. Infographic competition posters will be displayed and contest winners will be announced. For more information or to register, visit