Project updates, commentaries, events and news about health across the nation from the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps team.

Our 2017 Rankings are here!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The new 2017 County Health Rankings are now live! Search for your county or state to get started.

You’ll find updated data for your county, along with new resources and tools such as:

Our 2017 Key Findings Report, which points to rising rates of premature death, notably among our younger generations.

New data and features displayed on your county’s snapshot:

  • A new measure on Disconnected Youth that shows the percent of young adults who are not in school and don’t have a job.
  • A one-click method to find the leading causes of Premature Death in your county.
  • New data that show the differences among Children in Poverty by race.
  • New trend graphs for the Health Care Costs measure.

Updates about the Data Sources and Measures used in the Rankings, Why Ranks Change, and what you can learn from each of our Ranked Measures.

Easy home-page access to our action tools:

  • Roadmaps to Health Action Center - contains step-by-step guides on how to impact health where you live.
  • What Works for Health - helps you find evidence-informed policies, programs, systems, and environmental changes that can make a difference locally.

You can learn more about what we’ve added this year by registering for our upcoming webinars and be sure also to read about the Call for Proposals for our new Research Grants.