Health Departments in Escambia County, Alabama

There are 3 Health Departments in Escambia County, Alabama, serving a population of 37,621 people in an area of 945 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 12,540 people, and 1 Health Department per 314 square miles.

In Alabama, Escambia County is ranked 15th of 67 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 15th of 67 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Escambia County Health Departments

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

Escambia County Health Department 8600 U.s. 31 Atmore, AL

Escambia County Health Department 1115 Azalea Place Brewton, AL

Poarch Health Department 5811 Jack Springs Road Atmore, AL

About Escambia County Health Departments

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

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

Escambia County Health Statistics

Find Escambia 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.

Escambia County Population of People With Disabilities
 Escambia CountyAlabama
People With Disabilities6,505 (18.8%)780,618 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities3,306 (18.2%)408,513 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities3,199 (19.6%)372,105 (16.2%)
Escambia County Population by Disability Type
 Escambia CountyAlabama
Hearing Difficulty1,589 (4.6%)203,134 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty1,015 (2.9%)145,490 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty1,880 (5.8%)295,224 (6.6%)
Ambulatory Difficulty3,981 (12.3%)445,331 (9.9%)
Self-Care Difficulty978 (3.0%)155,154 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty1,981 (7.6%)283,390 (7.7%)
Escambia County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Escambia CountyAlabama
Public Health Insurance13,099 (37.9%)1,745,707 (36.5%)
Medicare Coverage7,656 (22.2%)940,271 (19.7%)
Medicaid Coverage6,235 (18.1%)943,319 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage802 (2.3%)136,758 (2.9%)
Escambia County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Escambia CountyAlabama
Private Health Insurance19,963 (57.8%)3,221,648 (67.3%)
Employer Based Coverage16,399 (47.5%)2,576,538 (53.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage3,726 (10.8%)664,804 (13.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage814 (2.4%)213,905 (4.5%)