Northeast Florida Counts launched

Northeast Florida Counts by the numbers: 175+ indicators; 30 sponsors and partners; and 1 central Web site.

The Web site, which launched May 6, features a community dashboard with indicators for Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns and Volusia counties. The site is intended to be used as a one-stop shop for marketing professionals, community-based organizations, educators, academic professionals, economic development organizations, transportation planners, policy makers and funding agencies.

Topic centers include health, environment, economy, social environment, transportation, public safety, government and politics and education. In addition to the data, there is a section of over 1,500 promising practices.

The Web site is an iniative of the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida. It is part of the Healthy Communities Network, a community indicator platform developed at the University of California-Berkeley.