County Health Profiles Provide Overview of Region’s Health Status

WellFlorida Council recently updated health data for each North Central Florida county and the collective region.

WellFlorida provides annual county health profiles to help residents and community leaders get an accurate overview of each county’s health status, and how it compares to the state.

The data represents: Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwanee and Union. Categories include socioeconomics, maternal and infant care, and healthcare access.

County profiles can be used to conduct further research and can help creates awareness activities and programs to improve health in our region.

To access the county health profiles, visit http://wellflorida.dev.acceleration.net/data-reports/county-health-profiles/. A PDF version is also available on the website to print and distribute.

WellFlorida Council Inc. is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization created in 1969 and located in Gainesville. WellFlorida is the local health council for North Central Florida and a consultant for health causes.

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