3/17/2016 – 5:05 pm
Hancock County is ranked in the Top 20 among Ohio counties in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s 2016 County Health Rankings. While that number is better than most counties in the area, it doesn’t apply to all. Hancock County was ranked 13 among all counties in Ohio, which ranks it better than Seneca (47), Hardin (72), and Allen County (36), but falls below Wood County (9) and Putnam County (3).
The rankings are reported as health outcomes, which take into account criteria such as length and quality of life of the county residents, and look at other health factors which look at behaviors and socio-economic factors that influence the future health of the community.Read More →