You Oughta Know

Find info on public health statistics online

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

For a complete list of You Oughta Know columns, go to

The records: Quick-hitting public health statistics by topic.

Why you’d want them: To learn more about illnesses or diseases that might affect you or someone you care about.

Where you get it: Go to Then browse by topic, such as cancer or heart disease.

How much does it cost: The information is free.

Deb Gruver