County Health Rankings 2022 Released!

Division of Extension Rock County programming educates and empowers local community members in various ways that impact health.  The 2022 County Health Rankings have been released and include new measures, evidence-based strategies, and guidance on achieving a just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic with economic security and health for all.

Check out the following new resources on the website:

  • National Findings Report explores topics key to advancing a just recovery for economic security and health, including a living wage, equitable pay, childcare affordability and availability, and equitable school funding.
  • Seven new measures to support local data-to-action related to income, education, family and social support, and health outcomes.
  • A new curated list of evidence-informed solutions to support a just recovery and close the racial wealth divide including strategies around baby bonds, publicly funded pre-kindergarten and reparations for descendants of formerly enslaved people.
  • A newly launched podcast, In Solidarity, explores the connections between power, place and health through interviews with some of the country’s brightest minds and biggest thinkers. A six-episode series dives into the racial wealth divide’s connection to our health.
  • County Data Snapshots show how healthy each county is and explores factors that drive health.
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