Antrim County, MI Health


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Antrim County, Michigan is a county located in the northern lower peninsula of the state. With a population of 23,110, Antrim County is known for its beautiful natural landscapes, lakes and forests. In terms of healthcare access, Antrim County offers a variety of local hospitals and medical facilities to meet the health needs of its citizens. Local hospitals include Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital in Charlevoix, Cadillac Health System in Cadillac and Grayling Mercy Hospital in Grayling. Residents also have access to medical facilities such as urgent care centers and specialty clinics for more specific treatments or services. The county provides many resources to help residents maintain good health, such as public health programs that focus on issues such as immunization rates, preventative screenings and mental health services. Furthermore, there are various support groups offered throughout the county that provide education about healthy lifestyles and overall well-being.

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 69 physicians per 100,000 population in Antrim County. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Antrim County area is 86.3 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

86.3 / 100

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Antrim County area is 61 (100=best). The US average is 55.

61 / 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 Antrim County area is 41 (100=best). The US average is 87.

41 / 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 Antrim County commutes 25.1 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 Antrim County area is 86 (100=best). The US average is 58.

86 / 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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