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Harris and Lee Counties get high marks for health

(Source: www.countyhealthrankings.org) (Source: www.countyhealthrankings.org)
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Two local counties scored high marks in a recent study of the healthiest counties in Alabama and Georgia.

Harris County, GA and Lee County, AL both received high praise in the report issued by the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps Project. 

Harris County was named the fourth healthiest county in Georgia in health outcomes, which is based on how long people live and how healthy people feel while alive.

The county also ranked fourth in health behaviors, which takes into account clinical care, along with social, economic, and physical environment factors.

Lee County ranked third in Alabama for health outcomes and tenth in health factors.

To find out where other counties in the Valley area ranked in the study, click on the link below

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