Health Departments in Covington County, Alabama

There are 2 Health Departments in Covington County, Alabama, serving a population of 37,519 people in an area of 1,031 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 18,759 people, and 1 Health Department per 515 square miles.

In Alabama, Covington County is ranked 25th of 67 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 26th of 67 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Covington County Health Departments

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

Covington County Health Department 23989 Alabama 55 Andalusia, AL

Opp Health Department 100 North Main Street Opp, AL

About Covington County Health Departments

Covington County Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Covington 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 Covington County records.

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

Covington County Health Statistics

Find Covington 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.

Covington County Population of People With Disabilities
 Covington CountyAlabama
People With Disabilities7,703 (20.9%)780,618 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities3,834 (20.2%)408,513 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities3,869 (21.7%)372,105 (16.2%)
Covington County Population by Disability Type
 Covington CountyAlabama
Hearing Difficulty2,182 (5.9%)203,134 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty1,552 (4.2%)145,490 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty2,865 (8.3%)295,224 (6.6%)
Ambulatory Difficulty4,506 (13.0%)445,331 (9.9%)
Self-Care Difficulty1,388 (4.0%)155,154 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty2,360 (8.3%)283,390 (7.7%)
Covington County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Covington CountyAlabama
Public Health Insurance14,408 (39.2%)1,745,707 (36.5%)
Medicare Coverage8,840 (24.0%)940,271 (19.7%)
Medicaid Coverage6,835 (18.6%)943,319 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,238 (3.4%)136,758 (2.9%)
Covington County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Covington CountyAlabama
Private Health Insurance23,544 (64.0%)3,221,648 (67.3%)
Employer Based Coverage18,717 (50.9%)2,576,538 (53.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage4,774 (13.0%)664,804 (13.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage1,332 (3.6%)213,905 (4.5%)