ITS NO SECRET, GENESEE IS ONE OF THE MOST UNHEALTHY COUNTIES IN MICHIGAN.
"The health of Genesee County and Flint has not been at the top of the list when you compare it to the state and he nation."
THE COUNTY RANKS SEVENTY EIGHTH OUT OF EIGHTY TWO COUNTIES SURVEYED ACROSS THE STATE.
SMOKING, OBESITY AND DIABETES ARE HOLDING COUNTY RESIDENTS HOSTAGE.
THE GREATER FLINT HEALTH COALITION SAYS IT'S TIME FOR A CALL TO ACTION, AND IS SPEARHEADING THE EFFORT.
"Genesys has adopted the community health needs assessment as part of our community planning process. The information from that assessment will be beneficial in helping us understand the health status of the population that we serve."
GENESYS, MCLAREN, AND HURLEY MEDICAL CENTERS ARE WORKING SIDE BY SIDE WITH GRASSROOTS HEALTH CARE GROUPS, SAYING STARTING SMALL, IS STARTING SMART.
"Start walking around the block then the next week make it two block and then three block and keep adding on bi by bit and over the course of the summer if you look back at your starting point you have gained huge strides."
IN GENESEE COUNTY, AHMAD BAJJEY, NBC25 NEWS.