Active Living Blair County

Location: Blair County, Pennsylvania, population 125,593

The Problem: Blair County has a low health ranking due largely to a sedentary lifestyle, obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other preventable long-term terminal conditions.  

three people smilingHealthiest Cities & Counties Challenge Approach: Due to these problems, efforts have been made by school and medical facilities to improve community health. While this has been successful in moving Blair County from a health ranking of 63 (of 67) to 52, the county seeks to build upon this success and continue to bridge the gap between public health and community development and the public sector.




Share this infographic!

Create More Healthy Days and Join the Challenge