WYMT | Eastern KY | News, Weather, Sports

New health rankings released, mountain counties rank low

The new rankings are out and several counties from across the region rank low when it comes to overall health.

That data was released Tuesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson foundation in the third annual county health rankings.

IN Eastern Kentucky, Owsley County ranked worst in the state with several other counties following close behind.

The surrounding counties in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee also ranked low.

Here is a link to the ratings for all 50 states:
Http://www.countyhealthrankings.org


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WYMT CONTACT INFO 199 Black Gold Blvd. Hazard, KY 41701 606-436-5757 - switchboard 606-439-9968 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 146067105 - wkyt.com/a?a=146067105
Gray Television, Inc.