Avon, Maine is a quaint little town in the heart of Maine. The small community has a population of about 1,400 people and it is located close to lakes and other natural attractions. The town has several local hospitals and medical facilities that provide healthcare to the citizens of Avon and the surrounding area. These healthcare providers offer routine check-ups, preventive care, medical treatments, emergency services, and long-term care services for individuals living in or visiting Avon. There are also a number of pharmacies in town that can provide prescription medications for those who need them. The quality of healthcare available in Avon is very good, with experienced physicians and qualified nurses providing excellent care to all their patients. Avon is also home to numerous health clinics which offer free or low-cost services such as vaccinations and health screenings, making sure that everyone can access quality healthcare regardless of their financial background.
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 223 physicians per 100,000 population in Avon. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
HEALTH COST INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Avon area is 103.8 (lower=better). The US average is 100.
103.8 / 100
Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.
WATER QUALITY INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Avon area is 68 (100=best). The US average is 55.
68 / 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.
The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Avon area is 92 (100=best). The US average is 87.
92 / 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.
Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Avon commutes 23.7 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
AIR QUALITY INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Avon 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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Physicians per Capita