Following up on our earlier post about being Healthy, Wealthy and Wise:
Morris County Ranks Number One in Statewide Health Report and in Top 25 Across the Nation
Posted Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 by County government
Morris County ranks as the healthiest county in New Jersey for the second consecutive year, according to the annual health report prepared by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Morris County Ranks Number One in Statewide Health Report and in Top 25 Across the Nation.
This year’s County Health Rankings, ….. were based on weighted scores for health care and behaviors, social and economic factors, and the physical environment. …..(i.e. quality and “quantity” of life.)….
The lone factor where Morris County scored poorly was in the large number of county residents who drive alone to work……
In addition, Morris County also was the lone New Jersey county to rank in the top 25 healthiest communities in the nation, at number 23, in a new report put out jointly by U.S. News & World Report in coordination with the Aetna Foundation and the University of Missouri Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems…..