Report: Columbia County is one of GA's healthiest counties

National Institutes of Health / MGN
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Friday, April 5, 2019

COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- Columbia County is one of the healthiest counties in Georgia, according to an analysis by the US News and World Report.

The analysis says Columbia County is the fourth healthiest county in the state.

Citing factors such as life expectancy, smoking rate, and the number of people who have health insurance, the report gives Columbia County an overall grade of 67 out of 100.

The three other counties above Columbia include Fayette, Forsyth, and Oconee.