Health Departments in Fairbanks, Alaska

There are 2 Health Departments in Fairbanks, Alaska, serving a population of 31,853 people in an area of 32 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 15,926 people, and 1 Health Department per 15 square miles.

In Alaska, Fairbanks is ranked 25th of 365 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 10th of 365 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Fairbanks Health Departments

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

Alaska State Health Department # 239, 931 SHEENJEK Dr Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks Regional Public Health Center 1025 West Barnette Street Fairbanks, AK

About Fairbanks Health Departments

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

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

Fairbanks Health Statistics

Find Fairbanks 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.

Fairbanks Population of People With Disabilities
People With Disabilities3,544 (13.0%)83,410 (11.7%)
Females With Disabilities1,907 (13.3%)38,114 (10.9%)
Males With Disabilities1,637 (12.6%)45,296 (12.4%)
Fairbanks Population by Disability Type
Hearing Difficulty1,151 (4.2%)31,702 (4.4%)
Vision Difficulty592 (2.2%)15,669 (2.2%)
Cognitive Difficulty1,233 (5.1%)29,357 (4.4%)
Ambulatory Difficulty1,635 (6.7%)38,636 (5.9%)
Self-Care Difficulty561 (2.3%)14,637 (2.2%)
Independent Living Difficulty1,082 (5.4%)24,292 (4.6%)
Fairbanks Public Health Insurance Coverage
Public Health Insurance7,468 (27.3%)208,041 (29.1%)
Medicare Coverage3,023 (11.1%)79,123 (11.1%)
Medicaid Coverage4,519 (16.5%)130,005 (18.2%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,053 (3.9%)28,126 (3.9%)
Fairbanks Private Health Insurance Coverage
Private Health Insurance19,510 (71.4%)470,575 (65.9%)
Employer Based Coverage11,964 (43.8%)387,628 (54.3%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage1,941 (7.1%)54,495 (7.6%)
Tricare & Military Coverage7,084 (25.9%)69,216 (9.7%)