What makes a health and wellness leader?
Watch to learn the 2019 winner’s story.
What is the Lt. Governor's Challenge?
The Mission of the Lt. Governor's Challenge is to improve the quality of life of all Delawareans. The program honors the individuals, organizations and institutions that inspire others by making healthy choices the easiest choices for their communities, ultimately helping elevate the well-being, productivity, and prosperity of our state.
We want to share your unique and successful health and wellness programs, policies and environmental changes! Nominate yourself, your organization or someone you know.
WHY PARTICIPATE IN THE CHALLENGE?
Lt. Governor Dr. Bethany Hall-Long and Governor John Carney promote the 2020 Lt. Governor’s Challenge
More than just a recognition program for health and wellness initiatives, the Lt. Governor’s Challenge is an opportunity for you to be a driver of change in your own family, neighborhood, workplace, faith organization/institution, community, or school. By sharing your nominee’s stories and outcomes, you motivate them to continue to grow their initiatives—and encourage other Delawareans to do the same.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
The 2023 Lt. Governor’s Challenge review committee is looking for details on how your nominee drove the most effective results through policy, system, and/or environmental (PSE) changes. Rather than simply teach people to be healthier (which is difficult if healthy options are not available to them), PSE changes are strategic and deliberate ways of addressing public health issues to ensure that healthy choices are practical, available, and accessible.
For example, let’s say your initiative involved healthy vending machines:
We’re looking for individuals or groups who go above and beyond in their efforts to create a healthier state. This means that the impact of their wellness initiative(s) must extend beyond what’s regularly expected of them in their jobs or line of work. Visit our FAQs page to learn more about what we’re looking for in our nominees.
See past outstanding PSE examples in our Hall of Fame.