County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Accelerating national and local momentum to address the many factors that influence health.

Health Is Where We Live

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps  program 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 annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. As the Rankings provide a starting point for change, the Roadmaps provide guidance and tools to understand the data, and strategies that communities can use to move from education to action.

The program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute to measure the progress of building a Culture of Health.

Students grow and cultivate their own food in a community garden.

What happens in a hospital or a doctor's office is only a small piece of the puzzle. The County Health Rankings pull together a wide array of data to assess the health of counties across the country.
What happens in a hospital or a doctor's office is only a small piece of the puzzle. The County Health Rankings pull together a wide array of data to assess the health of counties across the country.

What happens in a hospital or a doctor's office is only a small piece of the puzzle. The County Health Rankings pull together a wide array of data to assess the health of counties across the country.

RWJF Culture of Health Prize

The Prize is awarded annually to honor outstanding community efforts and partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives.

Learn more about the Prize

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