Health Departments in Anchorage, Alaska

There are 4 Health Departments in Anchorage, Alaska, serving a population of 298,225 people in an area of 1,707 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 74,556 people, and 1 Health Department per 426 square miles.

In Alaska, Anchorage is ranked 27th of 365 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 24th of 365 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Anchorage Health Departments

Find Anchorage, Alaska health departments, DOH, and health and human services.


Alaska Health Department 5455 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Anchorage, AK

Anchorage Health Department 11901 Business Boulevard Anchorage, AK

Municipality Of Anchorage Health And Human Services 825 L Street Anchorage, AK

State Of Alaska Health And Social Services Itinerant Services / Southwest Region 3601 C Street Anchorage, AK

About Anchorage Health Departments

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

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

Anchorage Health Statistics

Find Anchorage 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.

Anchorage Population of People With Disabilities
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
People With Disabilities31,166 (10.9%)31,166 (10.9%)
Females With Disabilities14,796 (10.3%)14,796 (10.3%)
Males With Disabilities16,370 (11.4%)16,370 (11.4%)
Anchorage Population by Disability Type
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
Hearing Difficulty10,525 (3.7%)10,525 (3.7%)
Vision Difficulty5,772 (2.0%)5,772 (2.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty12,176 (4.6%)12,176 (4.6%)
Ambulatory Difficulty14,203 (5.4%)14,203 (5.4%)
Self-Care Difficulty6,251 (2.4%)6,251 (2.4%)
Independent Living Difficulty9,808 (4.6%)9,808 (4.6%)
Anchorage Public Health Insurance Coverage
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
Public Health Insurance76,408 (26.6%)76,408 (26.6%)
Medicare Coverage29,691 (10.3%)29,691 (10.3%)
Medicaid Coverage45,462 (15.8%)45,462 (15.8%)
VA Health Care Coverage12,983 (4.5%)12,983 (4.5%)
Anchorage Private Health Insurance Coverage
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
Private Health Insurance201,947 (70.4%)201,947 (70.4%)
Employer Based Coverage165,637 (57.7%)165,637 (57.7%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage22,323 (7.8%)22,323 (7.8%)
Tricare & Military Coverage33,870 (11.8%)33,870 (11.8%)