Health Departments in Centre, Alabama

There are 2 Health Departments in Centre, Alabama, serving a population of 3,514 people in an area of 12 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 1,757 people, and 1 Health Department per 5 square miles.

In Alabama, Centre is ranked 13th of 776 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 17th of 776 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Centre Health Departments

Find Centre, Alabama health departments, DOH, and health and human services.


Cherokee County Health Department 833 Cedar Bluff Road Centre, AL

Public Health Area 5 833 Cedar Bluff Road Centre, AL

About Centre Health Departments

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

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

Centre Health Statistics

Find Centre 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.

Centre Population of People With Disabilities
 CentreCherokee County
People With Disabilities941 (29.2%)5,231 (20.5%)
Females With Disabilities530 (30.8%)2,507 (19.5%)
Males With Disabilities411 (27.4%)2,724 (21.4%)
Centre Population by Disability Type
 CentreCherokee County
Hearing Difficulty237 (7.4%)1,469 (5.7%)
Vision Difficulty185 (5.7%)936 (3.7%)
Cognitive Difficulty367 (11.9%)2,037 (8.4%)
Ambulatory Difficulty559 (18.1%)3,033 (12.4%)
Self-Care Difficulty159 (5.1%)971 (4.0%)
Independent Living Difficulty361 (13.5%)1,930 (9.5%)
Centre Public Health Insurance Coverage
 CentreCherokee County
Public Health Insurance1,610 (50.0%)11,460 (44.8%)
Medicare Coverage1,079 (33.5%)6,938 (27.1%)
Medicaid Coverage783 (24.3%)5,661 (22.1%)
VA Health Care Coverage91 (2.8%)719 (2.8%)
Centre Private Health Insurance Coverage
 CentreCherokee County
Private Health Insurance1,703 (52.9%)16,539 (64.7%)
Employer Based Coverage1,359 (42.2%)13,370 (52.3%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage392 (12.2%)3,432 (13.4%)
Tricare & Military Coverage106 (3.3%)1,062 (4.2%)