Southern Nevada Health District hosts Nevada County Health Rankings briefing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 9, 2016
|WHAT:||A briefing of the 2016 Nevada County Health Rankings. The County Health Rankings are released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI).|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, March 16, 2016|
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
|WHERE:||Southern Nevada Health District|
Red Rock Conference Room
280 S. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107
|WHY:||The County Health Rankings measure the health of nearly all counties in the nation and rank them within states. The Rankings are compiled using county-level measures from a variety of national and state data sources and then standardized using scientifically–informed weights. The Rankings serve as a call to action by allowing communities to better understand the health issues in their communities and by mobilizing stakeholders to improve the health of their communities.|
|WHO:||Southern Nevada Health District staff will present a summary of the 2016 Nevada County Health Rankings.|
Access information about the Southern Nevada Health District on its website: www.SNHD.info. Follow the Health District on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SouthernNevadaHealthDistrict, YouTube: www.youtube.com/SNHealthDistrict, Twitter: www.twitter.com/SNHDinfo, and Instagram: www.instagram.com/southernnevadahealthdistrict/. The Health District is available in Spanish on Twitter: www.twitter.com/TuSNHD. Additional information and data can be accessed through the Healthy Southern Nevada website: www.HealthySouthernNevada.org.