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 Works for Health

Explore programs and policies that work!

What can I learn from others?


Key findings from the last four 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

This website offers a comprehensive and evolving directory of tools and resources to help you build your digital stories. It can be found in Communicate under Deliver your message.

Tools for Action

The Select Your Platform lesson from Hatch for Good will guide you to the right platforms for both your stories and your audiences. Hatch for Good, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, helps you...

Tools for Action

Canva provides templates and graphic elements you can easily drag and drop to quickly design a social media graphic or infographic. Login required. It can be found in Communicate under Deliver your...

Tools for Action

TimelineJS (from knight lab) is an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually rich, interactive timelines. Beginners can create a timeline using nothing more than a Google spreadsheet. It...

Tools for Action

StoryMapJS (from knight lab) is a free tool to help you tell stories on the web that highlight the locations of a series of events. It can be found in Communicate under Deliver your message.

Tools for Action

This tool, from AndACTION, Provides 7 simple ways people can use pop culture in their work. It can be found in our Communicate Guide under Use the power of story. It can be found in the Communicate...

Tools for Action

AndACTION is a pop culture hub that gives nonprofits inside intel on upcoming film and TV storylines that feature their issues. They hunt down leads and suggest creative ways for you to use them for...

Tools for Action

Hatch for Good, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, helps you leverage storytelling to drive social impact and improve the lives of the poor and vulnerable around the world.  The site has...

Tools for Action

 This resources (from Spitfire Strategies) walks through:

  • Getting to know your audiences better by looking at six psychographic categories;
  • Understanding what’s at play in people’s minds...
Tools for Action

This tool provides guidance for planning a community forum. It includes logistical consideration, a sample agenda, tips for selecting speakers and for engaging the community. It can be found in the ...