Health Departments in Fayette County, Alabama

There are 2 Health Departments in Fayette County, Alabama, serving a population of 16,657 people in an area of 628 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 8,328 people, and 1 Health Department per 313 square miles.

In Alabama, Fayette County is ranked 5th of 67 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 14th of 67 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Fayette County Health Departments

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


Fayette County Health Department 215 1st Avenue Northwest Fayette, AL

Fayette County Health Department 211 1st Street Northwest Fayette, AL

About Fayette County Health Departments

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

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

Fayette County Health Statistics

Find Fayette 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Fayette County Population of People With Disabilities
 Fayette CountyAlabama
People With Disabilities4,280 (26.0%)775,390 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities2,058 (24.6%)407,519 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities2,222 (27.4%)367,871 (16.0%)
Fayette County Population by Disability Type
 Fayette CountyAlabama
Hearing Difficulty1,422 (8.6%)200,630 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty832 (5.1%)144,934 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty1,611 (10.4%)291,464 (6.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty2,234 (14.4%)445,765 (10.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty654 (4.2%)154,574 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty1,275 (9.9%)280,164 (7.6%)
Fayette County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Fayette CountyAlabama
Public Health Insurance7,467 (45.3%)1,720,966 (36.1%)
Medicare Coverage4,150 (25.2%)920,515 (19.3%)
Medicaid Coverage4,035 (24.5%)939,491 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage579 (3.5%)133,847 (2.8%)
Fayette County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Fayette CountyAlabama
Private Health Insurance10,699 (65.0%)3,189,772 (66.9%)
Employer Based Coverage8,082 (49.1%)2,551,950 (53.5%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage2,768 (16.8%)658,655 (13.8%)
Tricare & Military Coverage650 (3.9%)212,241 (4.4%)