Healthy Community Vision: Jackson County residents enjoy phenomenal health through affordable, accessible healthcare; a community commitment to wellness; and increased public recreation opportunities.


Rating Jackson County Health Care & Paths and Walking Trails
Jackson County Government Dashboard Chart
Jackson County Government Dashboard Chart

Source: National Citizen Survey, Dashboard Summary of Findings (2016)

Healthy Community Goals: Healthy Community goals include:

  1. Improve the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of residents of Jackson County related to emotional health, physical activity, nutrition and smoke-free life styles.

  2. Reduce the obesity rate amongst Jackson County residents to be at or lower than the state average.

  3. Reduce exposure to cigarette smoke in Jackson County

  4. Improve the capacity/ability for Jackson County residents to address emotional health issues including stress, depression and other psychologically based illnesses.