Making La Porte County a healthier place

Photo by Ted YoakumJennifer Olson, executive director of Healthy Communities of La Porte County, explains some of the significant public health issues facing the area during her presentation on Monday to the Rotary Club of La Porte.

La PORTE — Looking at the numbers, the outlook of health and wellness in La Porte County appears quite grim. 

According to statistics from the national County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program, La Porte County ranks 73 out of 92 Indiana counties when it comes to overall health, measured by figures like average life expectancy and quality of life. 

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