DATA: How healthy are Williamson, Travis County residents?

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Travis and Williamson counties both ranked in the top 10 healthiest counties in the state, according to County Health Rankings, coming in at seventh and third, respectively.

Rankings take into consideration factors such as air and water quality, housing and transit, education, employment, diet and exercise, and access to care.

Williamson County & Cities Health District

Services provided: community health care engagement, day care center and foster care inspections, disaster preparedness, disease control and reporting, flu shots, food-handler sanitation training, food-service inspection, health education, sexually transmitted infection testing, pregnancy screening and vaccinations
Phone number: 512-943-3640
Website URL: www.wcchd.org

HOW HEALTHY IS Williamson County?

13% of adults surveyed reported being in poor or fair health.

87% of adults are nonsmokers.

11% of residents do not have health insurance.

17% of residents report physical inactivity.

28,996 workers are employed in the health care and social assistance industry.

3,648 registered nurses worked in Williamson County in 2018.

7% of infants born have a low birth weight.

Central Health | Travis County Health Care District

Services provided: behavioral health, cancer screening and diagnosis, dental health, diabetes, HIV testing and care, hypertension, pediatric, pharmacy, primary care and more
Phone number: 512-978-8000
Website URL: www.centralhealth.net

HOW HEALTHY IS Travis County?

14% of adults surveyed reported being in poor or fair health.

87% of adults are nonsmokers.

15% of residents do not have health insurance.

92% of residents have access to exercise opportunities.

16% of residents report physical inactivity.

62,281 workers are employed in the health care and social assistance industry.

11,898 registered nurses worked in Travis County in 2018.

8% of infants born have a low birth weight.

View our other Health Care Directory coverage.

SOURCES: CENTRAL HEALTH,  ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES, U.S. CENSUS BUREAU, WILLIAMSON COUNTY & CITIES HEALTH DISTRICT/COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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