Health Departments in Decatur, Alabama

There are 2 Health Departments in Decatur, Alabama, serving a population of 54,844 people in an area of 55 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 27,422 people, and 1 Health Department per 27 square miles.

In Alabama, Decatur is ranked 70th of 776 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 59th of 776 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Decatur Health Departments

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

Morgan County Health Department 510 Cherry Street Northeast Decatur, AL

Public Health Area 2 201 Gordon Drive Southeast Decatur, AL

About Decatur Health Departments

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

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

Decatur Health Statistics

Find Decatur 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.

Decatur Population of People With Disabilities
People With Disabilities9,215 (17.1%)780,618 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities5,142 (18.1%)408,513 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities4,073 (16.0%)372,105 (16.2%)
Decatur Population by Disability Type
Hearing Difficulty2,893 (5.4%)203,134 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty1,961 (3.6%)145,490 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty3,670 (7.3%)295,224 (6.6%)
Ambulatory Difficulty5,130 (10.2%)445,331 (9.9%)
Self-Care Difficulty1,605 (3.2%)155,154 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty3,267 (7.9%)283,390 (7.7%)
Decatur Public Health Insurance Coverage
Public Health Insurance20,922 (38.9%)1,745,707 (36.5%)
Medicare Coverage11,451 (21.3%)940,271 (19.7%)
Medicaid Coverage11,468 (21.3%)943,319 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,337 (2.5%)136,758 (2.9%)
Decatur Private Health Insurance Coverage
Private Health Insurance35,389 (65.8%)3,221,648 (67.3%)
Employer Based Coverage28,324 (52.7%)2,576,538 (53.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage8,342 (15.5%)664,804 (13.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage1,419 (2.6%)213,905 (4.5%)