North Florida counties rank among bottom of annual health rankings report

Florida / (Source: MGN)
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GAINESVILE, Fla. (WCJB)-- The numbers came in but didn’t look too good for most of north-central Florida.

Early this week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual report of county health rankings.

Alachua County did a little better this year, moving up to 31st out of Florida’s 67 counties.

However, Bradford dropped down to 64th from 62nd last year.

Columbia County rose one point to come in at 59th.

Meanwhile, Dixie County dropped two rankings, ending up at 65th.

Union County, once again, came in at the worst in the state. It has been ranked 67th since 2017.

A full list of county health rankings can be found at