By Nathan Vine
Portage County has been named one of the healthiest counties in the state, which local leaders attribute to the variety of health and wellness opportunities available to residents.
Portage County ranked third among the state’s 72 counties in healthy outcomes, according to the annual County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest health-focused philanthropy...
... Along with the statewide indoor smoking ban that took effect in 2010, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point announced in December that the entire campus would be tobacco free by this fall.