The pace of Iowa’s Creative Corridor reduces stress, resulting in happier minds and healthier bodies.

Iowans in the Corridor are healthier and live longer than average americans. Affordable high-quality healthcare is certainly one reason. Our region’s healthcare professionals and facilities are excellent. Experts who evaluate healthcare in Iowa and across the globe say the Creative Corridor is “one of the healthiest places to live in the United States.”

The Corridor offers access to top-notch healthcare, specialists and hospitals throughout our seven county area, with many hospitals receiving accolades from U.S. News & World Report and Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine.  The region has also been recognized by Men’s Health Magazine and National Geographic for its dedication to healthy activities.

Healthcare in Iowa’s Creative Corridor: Blue Zones

Many of our Creative Corridor communities are taking part in the Blue Zones initiative, a community well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to environment, policy, and social networks.