Report On Health Facilities And Health Professionals

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REPORT ON HEALTH FACILITIES AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN LINCOLN COUNTY, ARKANSAS This is a brief report on health facilities, and supply and distribution of health professionals in Lincoln County, AR, addressed to the Mayor of the County Seat. As an employee of the Arkansas Department of Health, it is a great pleasure to provide you with the information you have requested on Lincoln County. I appreciate your passion to improve the health of the people of this county. In this report, I will be talking about Health Facilities and Health Professionals in Lincoln County, AR, and will also give you a snapshot on Arkansas as a state, and the nationwide report. This will help in assessing the needs thoroughly, and there by helps in making suitable recommendations. Lincoln county is one of the 75 counties in Arkansas, with a population of 13,820, which accounts for less than 0.5% of the population of Arkansas. Before continuing any further with the county report, I would like to give a few rankings. In terms of health outcomes, Lincoln county has made a remarkable improvement since 2011 to 2015. In 2011, it was ranked 58 of the 75 counties, while in 2015, it made it to the 20th rank. This is a very positive sign, in terms of the health of the community. It is interesting to note that 70% of this county 's population are of the age range 19 to 64. However, it is quite saddening to see, that the county is lacking in clinical care. From 19th rank in 2011, it dropped to 56th rank in
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