Health Departments in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

There are 2 Health Departments in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, serving a population of 204,424 people in an area of 1,322 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 102,212 people, and 1 Health Department per 660 square miles.

In Alabama, Tuscaloosa County is ranked 62nd of 67 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 49th of 67 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Tuscaloosa County Health Departments

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

Alabama State Public Health Area 3 Office 2350 Hargrove Road East Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa County Health Department 2350 Hargrove Road East Tuscaloosa, AL

About Tuscaloosa County Health Departments

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

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

Tuscaloosa County Health Statistics

Find Tuscaloosa 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.

Tuscaloosa County Population of People With Disabilities
 Tuscaloosa CountyAlabama
People With Disabilities24,594 (12.0%)780,618 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities12,882 (12.1%)408,513 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities11,712 (11.9%)372,105 (16.2%)
Tuscaloosa County Population by Disability Type
 Tuscaloosa CountyAlabama
Hearing Difficulty5,678 (2.8%)203,134 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty4,114 (2.0%)145,490 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty10,058 (5.2%)295,224 (6.6%)
Ambulatory Difficulty13,417 (7.0%)445,331 (9.9%)
Self-Care Difficulty4,632 (2.4%)155,154 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty9,234 (5.7%)283,390 (7.7%)
Tuscaloosa County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Tuscaloosa CountyAlabama
Public Health Insurance62,124 (30.3%)1,745,707 (36.5%)
Medicare Coverage32,128 (15.7%)940,271 (19.7%)
Medicaid Coverage34,877 (17.0%)943,319 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage4,594 (2.2%)136,758 (2.9%)
Tuscaloosa County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Tuscaloosa CountyAlabama
Private Health Insurance151,210 (73.9%)3,221,648 (67.3%)
Employer Based Coverage127,827 (62.4%)2,576,538 (53.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage27,706 (13.5%)664,804 (13.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage4,468 (2.2%)213,905 (4.5%)