Communities don’t transform overnight; it takes careful planning, preparation, and prioritization to affect real change. A critical tool we use to track our community’s progress is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation “County Health Rankings and Roadmaps,” which compares the health of nearly all counties in the United States to others within its own state, and supports coalitions tackling the social, economic and environmental factors that influence health.
The ongoing national study analyzes data from local health departments with a focus on four factors:
According to the most recent data, Orange County ranks 7th among Florida’s 67 counties for overall health outcomes, 14th in healthy behaviors and 17th in quality of life. See more Orange County stats here.