Geauga County in northeast Ohio and Scioto County in the southern part of the state are at opposite ends of new state health rankings.

The annual rankings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released Wednesday say Geauga is Ohio’s healthiest county based on factors such as longevity, infant mortality rates, access to health care and individual behaviors such as smoking.

Cuyahoga ranked #67, Summit #41 and Stark #39 out of Ohio’s 88 counties. Medina is the state’s 4th healthiest county and Holmes is 5th.


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Geauga, Medina and Holmes County the Healthiest in Ohio  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com