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Grand Traverse County Ranks Amongst Healthiest in State

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A report came out today ranking Michigan counties based on their overall health, and Leelanau County is #1.

Grand Traverse came in 7th in the state, while Charlevoix and Benzie counties followed in 8th and 9th.

So what makes a healthy county? The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps put together several different health criteria.

Grand Traverse County Health Department says they will be sitting down this week to go over the rankings to improve areas that need help. But hope for a healthier and happier future.

If you are interested in seeing where you county is ranked, visit the link to the left of the story.

9&10's Katie Boomgaard and photojournalist Jake Johnson talked with Grand Traverse County about why they ranked so high in health.