Woodford County named healthiest county in the state

By WEEK Producer

March 26, 2014 Updated Mar 26, 2014 at 7:57 PM CDT

WOODFORD COUNTY, Ill. -- When it comes to being healthy, Woodford County is the place to be.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute compile a list every year, ranking the healthiest counties in the state.

This year, Woodford County ranks number one.

According to the report, Woodford County residents have the best quality of life in the state, based off things like overall health and child birth weight.

Tazewell County ranked 27th, McLean County came in 31st and Peoria County was 59th.

There are 102 counties in Illinois. Alexander County in Southern Illinois was ranked last.

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