About the 26th Annual National Health
In 2019, the National Health Information Awards celebrates 26 years of honoring high-quality consumer health information. The National Health Information Awards is organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields. Other HIRC programs include the Digital Health Awards, and National Women’s Health & Fitness Day.
All materials and/or programs developed and/or distributed between
January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 are eligible for the 2019 competition.
The materials or programs submitted must have been developed
for use by consumers, not health professionals.
Entry Categories and Divisions:
There are 21 entry categories and 17 entry divisions for the 2019 competition.
Early Entry Fee:
$55 per entry
(Certain categories require an extra fee.)
Early Entry Deadline:
February 22, 2019
Please note: Enter by February 22nd for the $55 early entry fee. The regular fee for entries submitted from February 23rd-March 29th is $65 per entry. Late entries will be accepted March 30rd-April 5th with a late fee of $75 per entry.
Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit certificates will be awarded by Class, Division and Category. Using a rating scale of 1 to 100 points, a panel of consumer health experts from across the nation will judge the entries based on content, format, success in reaching the targeted audience and overall quality. All judges’ decisions are final. Winners will be announced in late summer.
Online Entry for 2019:
Entry information must be submitted online in 3 simple steps:
- Review the entry guidelines.
- Complete the online entry form. Submit payment when you check out on our secure online entry form
(choose: credit card or check). Print a copy of your e-mailed entry receipt to include when you send your entry.
- Send a copy of your entry receipt along with one copy of your entry to:
2019 National Health Information Awards
c/o Health Information Resource Center
328 West Lincoln Avenue, Suite 10
Libertyville, IL 60048-2725
2019 winners will receive Gold, Silver, Bronze, or Merit recognition certificates, a one-year license to use the awards program logo for marketing, listing on healthawards.com, and an awards packet with sample media materials to help promote the achievement.