Editorial: Health report offers topics for discussion




Johnson County has gotten its yearly health report card, and we do pretty well; but there are areas where we need to improve.

The county was ranked the 15th-healthiest in the state in an annual report compiled by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. That’s the same ranking the county had in 2013, but in 2011 the county ranked 11th.

Although the overall ranking for Johnson County didn’t change this year, residents did make strides to become healthier by slightly reducing health risks, such as smoking and physical inactivity.

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