Baltimore gets bronze rating for city health

Posted at 9:05 AM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 10:22:58-05

Baltimore received an overall bronze rating in a new assessment of city health.

CityHealth measures the health and well-being of residents in 40 cities across the U.S.

Baltimore is one of only eight cities to receive an overall bronze rating.

Only five cities, including Washington D.C. received a gold rating.

Baltimore did well in categories like pre-k enrollment and complete streets - having policies that accommodate pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and public transit vehicles.

Baltimore did poor in categories including having smoke-free policies, control of alcohol sales, food safety and paid sick leave.

The full report can be viewed here.

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