Health rankings released in Iowa

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMUNICATION-VO

KIMT News 3 – New rankings released Wednesday show three local counties are some of the healthiest in Iowa.

Winneshiek, Chickasaw, and Mitchell counties all rank within the top five when it comes to being the healthiest.

The county health rankings allows officials to see how well they are doing on 29 factors that influence health including smoking, high school graduation rates, employment, physical inactivity and access to healthy foods.

Cerro Gordo County ranks 51st.

 

 

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