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As Rankings Slightly Improve, Wyandotte County Leaders Say Getting Healthier Takes Time

15 March 2018

According to the 2018 County Health Rankings, Leon County leads all of Florida's 67 counties in terms of newly diagnosed cases of chlamydia.

Hart said the city is continuing to address the social determinants of health, and that it is making strides to address some of the factors of poor health outcomes, such as teen pregnancy.

This year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused its analysis on health gaps and said nationwide data show they "persist not only by place, but also among racial and ethnic groups" and are largely the result "of differences in opportunities in the places where we live". You can search for your county by clicking on the link at the side of this story, then typing in your zip code. Counties toward the top of the chart have the highest incomes while counties to the left of the chart have the best health outcomes. Even highly ranked Brown and Nicollet counties are above the state average in adult obesity.

Executive Garnar created the Get Healthy Broome Task Force in response to last year's need for help to address Broome County's health ranking. "Our research has indicated community wide levels of anxiety that are beyond national norms, along with specific hot spots for anxiety, depression and other issues that roughly correlate with areas of lower socioeconomic status and higher crime". Launched in 2016, the Scranton-based initiative focuses on preventative care, behavioral health and economic growth which are all key components of the county health rankings report. Circle size indicates relative county population.

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Kern County is one of the least healthy counties in the state coming in 52nd out of 57 counties, according to new county health rankings for all 50 states.

But despite higher spending, the US has the lowest life expectancy and highest infant mortality rate than any other wealthy nations.

The county performed best in clinical care, ranking 29th, with improvements in the uninsured, and the number of dentists and mental health providers.

On the plus side, both Cambria and Somerset counties have higher-than average high school graduation rates and ample opportunities to join social organizations. Jones said as things continue to improve the ranking should improve as well.

As Rankings Slightly Improve, Wyandotte County Leaders Say Getting Healthier Takes Time