Health Departments in Jefferson County, Alabama

There are 7 Health Departments in Jefferson County, Alabama, serving a population of 659,460 people in an area of 1,111 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 94,208 people, and 1 Health Department per 158 square miles.

In Alabama, Jefferson County is ranked 60th of 67 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 2nd of 67 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Jefferson County Health Departments

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


Alabama State Health Department 11 West Oxmoor Road Birmingham, AL

Jefferson County Department Of Public Health 1400 6th Avenue South Birmingham, AL

Jefferson County Health Department 10005 Corner School Road Warrior, AL

Jefferson County Health Department 586 Morris Majestic Road Morris, AL

Jefferson County Health Department 13695 Lock 17 Road Adger, AL

Jefferson County Health Department 3013 27th Street North Birmingham, AL

Jefferson County Health Department 2201 Arlington Avenue Bessemer, AL

About Jefferson County Health Departments

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

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

Jefferson County Health Statistics

Find Jefferson 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.

Jefferson County Population of People With Disabilities
 Jefferson CountyAlabama
People With Disabilities101,363 (15.5%)780,618 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities55,228 (16.0%)408,513 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities46,135 (15.0%)372,105 (16.2%)
Jefferson County Population by Disability Type
 Jefferson CountyAlabama
Hearing Difficulty23,326 (3.6%)203,134 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty20,211 (3.1%)145,490 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty37,834 (6.2%)295,224 (6.6%)
Ambulatory Difficulty58,141 (9.5%)445,331 (9.9%)
Self-Care Difficulty21,473 (3.5%)155,154 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty35,672 (7.1%)283,390 (7.7%)
Jefferson County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Jefferson CountyAlabama
Public Health Insurance228,387 (35.0%)1,745,707 (36.5%)
Medicare Coverage117,711 (18.0%)940,271 (19.7%)
Medicaid Coverage126,944 (19.4%)943,319 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage18,654 (2.9%)136,758 (2.9%)
Jefferson County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Jefferson CountyAlabama
Private Health Insurance442,646 (67.8%)3,221,648 (67.3%)
Employer Based Coverage367,768 (56.3%)2,576,538 (53.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage85,116 (13.0%)664,804 (13.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage15,133 (2.3%)213,905 (4.5%)