Hazel Run township, MN Health


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Hazel Run Township, MN is served by a number of local hospitals and medical facilities that are well equipped to provide the residents with quality healthcare. There are several family practices, urgent care clinics, and specialty medical centers in the area that provide a wide range of services. In addition, there are a number of community outreach programs aimed at providing preventive health screenings, vaccinations, disease prevention education, and other resources to help support healthy lifestyles in the township. The hospitals and medical facilities in Hazel Run Township work together to ensure that each resident has access to quality healthcare without having to travel too far from home. The availability of these services helps to ensure that all residents can have access to the best healthcare available for their needs.

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 101 physicians per 100,000 population in Hazel Run township. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Hazel Run township area is 88.0 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

88.0 / 100

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Hazel Run township area is 30 (100=best). The US average is 55.

30 / 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 Hazel Run township area is 100 (100=best). The US average is 87.

100 / 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 Hazel Run township commutes 17.7 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 Hazel Run township area is 90 (100=best). The US average is 58.

90 / 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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