Madison County Ranked in the Top 500 U.S. News Healthiest Communities
Madison County was once again ranked in the top 500 U.S. News & World Report Healthiest Communities for 2022. The Healthiest Communities rankings from U.S. News & World Report show how nearly 3,000 U.S. counties and county equivalents perform in 84 metrics across 10 health and health-related categories. Madison County is ranked 271 for 2022, they were ranked 414 for 2021, and were also named in the top 500 in 2020.
Some of the categories that are used in the rankings are population health, equity, education, economy, and public safety. Where you live and the health of the community can really shape your life. Madison County Department of Health does a Community Health Assessment (CHA) every three years to review our community’s health status and plan improvements that can be made.
“To be named among the top 500 healthiest communities once again this year is a testament to our public health staff and our community,” says Public Health Director Eric Faisst. “We are excited about the ranking and know we still have work to do, our goal is to be the healthiest community.”
Madison County was also named #9 Healthiest County out of 62 Counties in New York State in the national County Health Rankings & Roadmaps 2022 New York State Report.
For more information about the Madison County Health Department ranking https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/new-york/madison-county.