For the fourth consecutive year, Forsyth County has been named the healthiest county in both metro Atlanta and the entire state – No. 1 among Georgia’s 159 counties!
The distinction came as part of the annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps study initiated by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
The rankings are based on county residents’ quality of life and length of life, and the report presents a series of other factors that help influence those criteria. Among those components are health behaviors (obesity, use of alcohol and tobacco, access to exercise ...