County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, A Healthier Nation, County by County

The County Health Rankings models and measures

Our Approach

The County Health Rankings model of population health

What can I do?

Action Center

Explore guides and tools for improving health

What can I learn from others?

Reports

Key findings from the last three years of County Health Rankings and other national reports.

County-by-County Blog

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

Tools & Resources

Tools for Action

A Racial Equity Impact Assessment (REIA) examines how different racial and ethnic groups will likely be affected by a proposed action or decision. REIAs are used to minimize unanticipated adverse...

Press Release

These are the Frequently Asked Questions for the 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. It can be found in the Prize section.

Press Release

This is the Call for Applications for the 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize in Spanish (la solicitud para aplicaciones en español). It can be found in the Prize section.

Press Release

This is the Call for Applications for the 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. It can be found in the Prize section.

Brochure

This one-page overview brochure describes What Works for Health. It can be found in For the Media.

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The Rankings are based on a model of population health that emphasizes the many factors that, if improved, can help make communities healthier places to live, learn, work and play. 

Presentation

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps 101 presentation with speaker notes provides an overview of why we rank, what we rank, and how to use the County Health Roadmaps tools...

Press Release

County Health Rankings show stark differences in premature death rates between rural and urban counties. It can be found in For the Media.

Rankings Documentation

This document provides guidance for comparing measures across states. It can be found in Using the Rankings Data, under Exploring the Data.

Press Release

Sixteen communities chosen as 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize finalists. It can be found in For the Media.

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