Health Departments in Blount County, Alabama

There are 2 Health Departments in Blount County, Alabama, serving a population of 57,667 people in an area of 645 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 28,833 people, and 1 Health Department per 322 square miles.

In Alabama, Blount County is ranked 36th of 67 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 17th of 67 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Blount County Health Departments

Find Blount County, Alabama health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

Alabama Health Department 1000 Lincoln Avenue Oneonta, AL

Blount County Health Department 1001 Lincoln Avenue Oneonta, AL

About Blount County Health Departments

Blount County Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Blount County, AL. Departments of Public Health (DPH) are particularly active in preventing the spread of disease, ensuring a clean water supply, and promoting a healthy environment and healthy behaviors among the public. Health Depts are also a key source of Blount County records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Blount County public health records
  • Vital records searches including birth and death certificates
  • Requesting copies of marriage certificates
  • Blount County restaurant inspection grades
  • Verifying professional licenses

Blount County Health Statistics

Find Blount County Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Blount County Population of People With Disabilities
 Blount CountyAlabama
People With Disabilities8,114 (14.2%)780,618 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities3,901 (13.5%)408,513 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities4,213 (15.0%)372,105 (16.2%)
Blount County Population by Disability Type
 Blount CountyAlabama
Hearing Difficulty2,610 (4.6%)203,134 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty1,189 (2.1%)145,490 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty2,865 (5.3%)295,224 (6.6%)
Ambulatory Difficulty4,843 (9.0%)445,331 (9.9%)
Self-Care Difficulty1,481 (2.8%)155,154 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty2,906 (6.6%)283,390 (7.7%)
Blount County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Blount CountyAlabama
Public Health Insurance19,752 (34.6%)1,745,707 (36.5%)
Medicare Coverage12,473 (21.8%)940,271 (19.7%)
Medicaid Coverage9,290 (16.3%)943,319 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,420 (2.5%)136,758 (2.9%)
Blount County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Blount CountyAlabama
Private Health Insurance38,830 (67.9%)3,221,648 (67.3%)
Employer Based Coverage31,763 (55.6%)2,576,538 (53.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage7,659 (13.4%)664,804 (13.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage1,927 (3.4%)213,905 (4.5%)