We rank 79 out of 88 Ohio counties
If you live in Ross County, statistics show you are living in one of the worst counties in the state for good health.
Ross rated 79th out of 88 Ohio counties. He added that the demographics of living in Appalachia is part of the equation, as many of our traditons concerning health do not spell-out to be good, such as smoking and being overweight.
Department spokesman Rami Yoakum says they hope to eventually hire a health educator, that can go into the community to stress healthier lifestyle choices.