• List: St. Johns County named healthiest county in Florida

    By: Action News Jax

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    St. Johns County took the top spot for the sixth consecutive year in a ranking of Florida's healthiest counties.

    The study, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, ranked Duval County No. 55 on the list, down seven spots from 2016.

    Clay and Nassau counties were both in the top third of counties, with Clay ranked at 9 and Nassau at 18. 

    Baker County ranked 39 and Union County ranked last.

    Two main categories were included in the ranking: health outcomes and factors. 

    Health outcomes were described as a measure of today's health and health factors were indicators of future health.

    Full list of Florida county rankings: 
    1 St. Johns 
    2 Collier 
    3 Sarasota 
    4 Seminole 
    5 Martin 
    6 Lafayette 
    7 Santa Rosa 
    8 Palm Beach 
    9 Clay 
    10 Monroe 
    11 Okaloosa 
    12 Lee 
    13 Indian River 
    14 Flagler 
    15 Sumter 
    16 Orange 
    17 Leon 
    18 Nassau 
    19 Broward 
    20 Wakulla 
    21 Manatee 
    22 Charlotte 
    23 Miami-Dade 
    24 Lake 
    25 Brevard 
    26 Alachua 
    27 Calhoun 
    28 Pinellas 
    29 Hillsborough 
    30 Osceola 
    31 St. Lucie 
    32 Walton 
    33 Gulf 
    34 DeSoto 
    35 Pasco 
    36 Polk 
    37 Washington 
    38 Taylor 
    39 Baker 
    40 Hernando 
    41 Franklin 
    42 Volusia 
    43 Marion 
    44 Liberty 
    45 Glades 
    46 Bay 
    47 Hardee 
    48 Highlands 
    49 Gilchrist 
    50 Jackson
    51 Jefferson 
    52 Citrus 
    53 Hendry 
    54 Suwannee 
    55 Duval 
    56 Dixie 
    57 Columbia
    58 Escambia
    59 Holmes
    60 Levy 
    61 Bradford 
    62 Okeechobee 
    63 Hamilton
    64 Putnam 
    65 Madison 
    66 Gadsden 
    67 Union 

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