County health shows decline in 2020

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Mental, cardiovascular health worse

  • County health report/ Courtesy Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
    County health report/ Courtesy Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Hopkins County is overall less healthy than it was a year ago, according to data from the AgriLife Extension office.  Those who reported being in fair or poor health grew from 18% to 20% over the past year, according to AgriLife. The number of days Hopkins County citizens reported being in poor mental health also rose from 3.7 to 4.3, AgriLife said.  Physical inactivity also rose, with 29% of…

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