THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

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From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Public Health

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that seeks to promote and protect the health of people and the communities they live, learn, work, and play in.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
"Meth. We're on it." The anti-drug campaign that worked.
Blind to gender, age, cultural background and socioeconomic level, methamphetamine’s devastating ef…
A Lockdown Lifeline in South Africa
South Africa has been one of the countries worst affected worldwide by the coronavirus (covid-19) p…
AARP's Coronavirus FACTS Digital Series
The Coronavirus Facts series brings important health and safety information to viewers in a visuall…
AARP: Helping the 50+ Community Navigate COVID-19
In March 2020, the United States was plunged into the COVID-19 pandemic. As a society, we were deal…
AIDS LifeCycle
This year, HBO’s Human By Orientation initiative partnered with AIDS/LifeCycle to raise awareness a…
AMC Networks’ We’re With You PSA Campaign
During the outbreak of COVID-19 and the rapid change of day-to-day life, AMC Networks sought to cre…
American Airlines & Stand Up To Cancer - Life's Journeys
This 2019 campaign consisted of three main goals: to increase campaign awareness, customer engageme…
finalist
Big Facts, Small Acts: Cover Our Community
TO ENCOURAGE OUR MOST VULNERABLE TO COVER UP AND WEAR MASKS TO PROTECT THEMSELVES AND THEIR COMMUNI…
COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by UN Foundation
COVID-19 showed us that diseases don’t respect borders; that humanity is only as strong as our weak…
winner
Cover smart. Do your part. Slow the spread.
In May 2020, three months into the COVID-19 pandemic, there was confusion and a need for clear info…
finalist
DiDi Hero
When the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hit Australia, rideshare service DiDi had an opportuni…
FDA’s FRESH EMPIRE Campaign: “Don’t Sleep on the Facts”
Research shows nearly 5 million multicultural youth are open to smoking or already experimenting wi…
Global Goal: Unite for Our Future
Global Citizen’s sole focus is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. But in 2020, with the growing …
In The Know Next Gen: Nadya Okamoto
The objective of this series was to highlight Millennial and Gen Z changemakers who are making amaz…
It Takes a Village: AHA Brings Their Community Together to Respond to COVID-19
When #GivingTuesdayNow announced their global day of giving set for May 5th as an emergency respons…
NYC Care: UNLOCK Access to Health Care
In NYC, we believe everybody deserves access to health care regardless of immigration status and in…
One World: Together at Home
Global Citizen’s sole focus is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. But in 2020, with the growing …
Profiles in Resilience Poster Series
To do our part in the fight against HIV, W2O is incredibly fortunate to partner with the Internatio…
Rare As One
Rare disease is anything but rare. As many as 7,000 rare diseases affect 400 million people globall…
THE AD COUNCIL & THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION: LISTENLINE FACEBOOK CAMPAIGN
In November 2019, the Ad Council and Alzheimer’s Association partnered with WNYC Studios podcast Sn…
Ventilator SOS
Objectives: Generate widespread awareness of Ventilator SOS and its mission   Spark donatio…
finalist
We Are The Countervirus
With offices in some of the earliest-hit and hardest-hit areas—including Hong Kong and NYC—we exper…
When Public Health Means Business
Public health is crucial to every aspect of life. It impacts business, social and economic decision…
finalist
Your Family. Your Home. Our Healthcare Heroes. Protecting Them All.
The world was brought to its knees this year by an unseen enemy. COVID-19 pushed our health communi…
Youth Services During COVID-19
The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) strives to protect and promote the health of …