For Wyandotte County, KS, Mayor Joe Reardon, the County Health Rankings were a wake-up call. After seeing Wyandotte's low rank in the Rankings report, he worked with other local stakeholders to create a Healthy Communities initiative to focus not only on just health care but on the overall health of his community.
In Michigan, Health Director Mary Kushion seized Clare County’s poor performance in the County Health Rankings as an opportunity to host a public health summit and begin generating ideas for improving the health of the six counties served by the Central Michigan District Health Department.
This document provides descriptive statistics for the County Health Rankings 2020 ranked measures and additional measures, including national statistics. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data Sources and Measures.
This document provides descriptive data for the County Health Rankings 2021 ranked measures and additional measures, including national statistics. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data Sources and Measures.
It was an honor to share a virtual space with so many of you on November 5 and November 12 as we continue a shared pursuit of how to address the presence of systemic racism and its impact on public health in our communities. There was an abundance of terrific conversations, and there were many amazing resources shared!