County Improves Its Health Ranking

Fond du Lac County Public Health Officer Kim Mueller says the County made some strides in the 2016 County Health Rankings. She says last year in the Health Outcomes category we were 34th, but moved up a couple spots this year to 31st. She says the Health Factors category has to do with what we are doing to improve our health in the future. In that category the County finished 16th. She says the community health improvement plan and community health assessment help tackles some of the bigger health threats in the community. She says that includes mental health, obesity, alcohol and drug use and abuse, and dental. You can learn more at the County Health Rankings website.