Understanding the geographic, social, and economic factors of Malheur County are key to understanding what determines the health of everyone who lives here. Where we live, go to school, and work affects our overall health, as does the safety and livability of our communities, whether we are economically stable or struggling to get by, and whether we have strong social connections. These factors are called social determinants of health and help explain why some people experience better health than others.

Explore the community health rankings and needs assessments below to learn more about how these factors affect health in our community.