Category Archive: Data & Reports

Mar 22

Department of Health Announces Release of County Health Rankings (posted 3/22/13)

The fourth annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps tool was released today by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  These rankings serve as a snapshot of the health of individuals in counties across the state and nation.  Polk County ranked 30th in health outcomes compared to the other 67 county health …

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Dec 12

Building a Healthier Polk 2012 Initiative (posted 12/12/12)

Building a Healthier Polk is a group of community partners brought together by Polk Vision who are working toward the goal of reducing the obesity rate in Polk County.  The goal of the initiative is to lower the obesity rate ( Body Mass Index) in Polk County to below the state of Florida’s rate from …

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Oct 01

2011 PCHD Annual Report

We are pleased to publish the 2011 Polk County Health Department Annual Report.  This report highlights the activities and accomplishments of the PCHD over the past fiscal year.  Please feel free to click on the link below and read this informative report. Click Here To Read Report  

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