Kosciusko County Ranked #21 In State For Overall Health

Indiana health officials say newly released county health rankings show three quarters of the state’s residents have adequate access to locations for physical activity, but nearly a third of its adults are obese. The 2016 County Health Rankings were issued Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. In overall health, Whitley County was ranked highest of area counties at #7. Lagrange County was second highest at #12, Kosciusko County was #21, Marshall was #23, Noble was #37, Elkhart was #40, St. Joseph was #55, Wabash was #61 and Fulton was #72. Hamilton County was rated the healthiest county, while Scott County was #92.