The environment plays a crucial role in people’s overall health. Environmental quality is a key factor in people's well-being because quality of life is strongly affected by the health of the physical environment
Environment, health, life expectancy, and social inequalities are linked. Despite significant improvements throughout Ohio, major differences in environmental quality and human health remain between and within the Ohio counties. For example, Morrow County lacks quality and low-income housing and transportation which impacts health outcomes.
Insects (24%), mold (13%), rodents (10%), agricultural issues (9%), indoor and outdoor air quality, and sewage/waste water problems (1%) are just some of the issues that Morrow County adults think threaten their health.