Policy & Research


Kansas County Health Rankings 2009: Media Coverage

By | May 07, 2008

Select the following links to read what news outlets around the state reported about the Kansas County Health Rankings.

Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 2, 2009: Southeast Kansas at bottom of health survey

Salina Journal, June 2, 2009: Rural counties radiate health

Topeka Capital-Journal, June 2, 2009: County given low marks

Lawrence Journal World, June 2, 2009: Douglas County ranks 27th healthiest in state

Kansas City Star, June 4, 2009: Wyandotte ranked state's least-healthy county

McPherson Sentinel, June 5, 2009: County receives passing health grade

Topeka Capital-Journal, June 5, 2009: Agency to take county's health pulse

Topeka Capital-Journal, June 6, 2009: Column: Did Shawnee County deserve No. 78 health ranking?

Ottawa Herald, June 9, 2009: County’s big health woe: Unemployment

Augusta Daily Gazette, June 10, 2009: Butler County at 40th in health survey

Garden City Telegram, June 10, 2009: Finney County ranks 91st in health rankings

Great Bend Tribune, June 10, 2009: Health report ranks Barton County in bottom quarter

Topeka Capital-Journal, June 9, 2009: Editorial: Health assessment shouldn't cause panic

Pratt Tribune, June 15, 2009: Pratt ranks 73rd in state for health

Topeka Capital-Journal, June 20, 2009: Letter: Health factors

Kansas Public Radio, June 29, 2009: The Health Gap In Southeast Kansas

Desoto Explorer, July 10, 2009: Obesity on the rise in Johnson County

Iola Register, July 16, 2009: Allen County’s poor standing should get action

El Dorado Times, August 3, 2009: Butler County ranked by Kansas Health Institute

Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 5, 2009: We all scream...

Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 8, 2009: More doctors needed if universal care passes