Archive for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Johnson County residents among healthiest in state

Bike for the Brain participants offered waves, smiles, and thumbs-up to spectators as they raced through Shawnee.

Bike for the Brain participants offered waves, smiles, and thumbs-up to spectators as they raced through Shawnee.

April 11, 2018

Johnson County is the healthiest county in Kansas, according to one study.

SmartAsset, a financial technology company, recently released its second annual study on America's healthiest places.

To determine ranking, it considered three factors: length of life, health behaviors and healthcare access.

Johnson County came out on top, taking the number one spot for the state of Kansas.

Coming in at second place was Riley County.

Nearby Douglas County scored third.

To see the full study, click here.

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