Pleasant Plains, MI Health


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United States / Michigan / No Metro Area / Lake County / Pleasant Plains / Zip Codes
Pleasant Plains, MI is a small town located in central Michigan. The health of its residents is important to the community and its local medical facilities provide excellent care for the population. The town has two local hospitals, both of which are equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and staff that are dedicated to providing efficient and quality services to all of their patients. Additionally, there are several local medical clinics that offer comprehensive primary care services as well as specialized services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and mental health counseling. All of these providers strive to create an environment where individuals can receive excellent medical care regardless of their financial situation or insurance coverage. In Pleasant Plains, MI, healthcare is accessible and available to all members of the community.

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 35 physicians per 100,000 population in Pleasant Plains. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Pleasant Plains area is 89.9 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Pleasant Plains area is 47 (100=best). The US average is 55.

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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 Pleasant Plains area is 4 (100=best). The US average is 87.

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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 Pleasant Plains commutes 27.4 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 Pleasant Plains area is 86 (100=best). The US average is 58.

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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.

Air Quality Health Risk
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