Health Departments in Mobile County, Alabama

There are 5 Health Departments in Mobile County, Alabama, serving a population of 414,328 people in an area of 1,230 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 82,865 people, and 1 Health Department per 245 square miles.

In Alabama, Mobile County is ranked 57th of 67 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 5th of 67 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Mobile County Health Departments

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


Alabama State Health Department 757 Museum Drive Mobile, AL

Mobile County Health Department 248 Cox Street Mobile, AL

Mobile County Health Department 251 North Bayou Street Mobile, AL

Mobile Health Department 4419 Rangeline Road Mobile, AL

Public Health Area 11 251 North Bayou Street Mobile, AL

About Mobile County Health Departments

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

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

Mobile County Health Statistics

Find Mobile 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.

Mobile County Population of People With Disabilities
 Mobile CountyAlabama
People With Disabilities58,945 (14.5%)775,390 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities31,595 (14.7%)407,519 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities27,350 (14.2%)367,871 (16.0%)
Mobile County Population by Disability Type
 Mobile CountyAlabama
Hearing Difficulty14,487 (3.6%)200,630 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty11,543 (2.8%)144,934 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty22,329 (5.9%)291,464 (6.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty34,680 (9.1%)445,765 (10.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty12,219 (3.2%)154,574 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty22,593 (7.3%)280,164 (7.6%)
Mobile County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Mobile CountyAlabama
Public Health Insurance151,366 (37.2%)1,720,966 (36.1%)
Medicare Coverage74,625 (18.3%)920,515 (19.3%)
Medicaid Coverage88,345 (21.7%)939,491 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage10,310 (2.5%)133,847 (2.8%)
Mobile County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Mobile CountyAlabama
Private Health Insurance255,802 (62.9%)3,189,772 (66.9%)
Employer Based Coverage204,266 (50.2%)2,551,950 (53.5%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage55,135 (13.5%)658,655 (13.8%)
Tricare & Military Coverage13,370 (3.3%)212,241 (4.4%)