Rock Point, AZ Health


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Rock Point, Arizona is a small rural community located in northern Arizona. Despite its small size, the people of Rock Point are fortunate to have access to quality healthcare services. The town is home to two local hospitals and a number of medical facilities, providing comprehensive health care for residents. These facilities offer a full range of services, from diagnostics and laboratory testing to primary care and specialist visits. Additionally, the hospitals also host outreach events such as health screenings and immunization clinics that benefit members of the community. With access to these quality resources, the citizens of Rock Point enjoy an overall high standard of healthcare.

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.

Physicians per Capita

There are 53 physicians per 100,000 population in Rock Point. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Rock Point area is 107.6 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

107.6 / 100

Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Rock Point area is 42 (100=best). The US average is 55.

42 / 100

Note that this is a measure of Watershed quality, not the water that comes from your faucet. The EPA has stated that a healthy watershed is closely related to drinking water quality. The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators such as pH, chemicals, metals, and bacteria.

Superfund Index

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Rock Point area is 60 (100=best). The US average is 87.

60 / 100

The EPA's Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of our nation's most contaminated land. Our index is based on the number of active Superfund sites (over 15,000 in the United States), with particular attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.

Quick Facts

Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Rock Point commutes 26.7 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

Air Quality Index

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Rock Point area is 94 (100=best). The US average is 58.

94 / 100

This is based on new measures of hazardous air pollutants from the EPA, called the National Air Toxics Assessment. This analysis models respiratory illness and cancer risk down to the zip code level, providing better detail and insight than the previous analysis based solely on results from air monitoring stations.

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