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County 25th in health rankings

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Mason County ranked 25th out of the state’s 39 counties in health outcomes as measured by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in a study released last week.

At the Mason County Board of Health meeting March 28, Director of Community Serivces Dave Windom talked about the ranking prior to its release, stating he wanted to make the point that because the county moves up or down in the rankings doesn’t mean it is better or worse.

“Also, I saw the measures changed, so they’re not measuring things the way they were last time,” Windom said. “Some of the measures didn’t change so w...


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