Marion County is currently ranked 49 of 67 Counties for poor overall health in the state of Florida and plagued by chronic diseases including diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer.
Dynamic Therapy and Wellness Services is working to prevent chronic disease by partnering with the you, local leaders, and organizations in the community to improve the lives of Marion County residents
Purpose: Improve lives by empowering communities and inspiring change**
The tables below highlight the health problems in Marion County and it’s identified behaviors with the greatest impact on health, according to the 2015 Marion County Community Health Assessment.
(Community Health Survey of Citizens, Business Leaders and Physicians)
|2||Mental Health||Mental Health||Heart disease and stroke|
|3||Heart disease and stroke||Aging problems||Aging problems|
|5||Cancer||Heart disease and stroke||Cancer|
|1||Eating unhealthy foods||Not exercising||Tobacco|
|2||Drug Abuse||Drug Abuse||Overeating|
|3||Not exercising||Eating unhealthy foods||Not exercising|
|4||Alcohol Abuse||Alcohol Abuse||Not using healthcare services properly|
|5||Tobacco||Overeating||Eating unhealthy foods|
For more information on how to improve your health/community please contact us.
Please take a minute to complete the survey below. The purpose of this instrument is to get your opinions about community health. In collaboration with our Marion County Community, we plan to compile this information and use it as input for the health classes and activities.
Local Community Assessment